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Total crime 70%
Violent crime 74%
Property crime 70%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOakland/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)769 (estimate)1,9422,580
Murdern/an/an/a1.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a30.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a29.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a187.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)99 (estimate)250381
Burglaryn/an/an/a352.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)670 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Oakland crime rates are 70% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Oakland are 74% lower than the national average
  • In Oakland you have a 1 in 131 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Oakland is safer than 80% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Oakland has decreased by 20%

Oakland crime map

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The Oakland crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Oakland as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Oakland crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Oakland (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oakland

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oakland is 1 in 1011
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oakland is 1 in 150
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Oakland is 1 in 131

      Year Over Year Crime In Oakland (per 100,000 people)

      Oakland police department

      ItemOaklandIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Avoca, IA1,47894639734
      Griswold, IA1,176116785901
      Bentley, IA1071491,0111,160
      Treynor, IA9572111,4261,637
      Underwood, IA8082111,4271,637
      McClelland, IA1762301,5591,790
      Minden, IA6342771,8732,150
      Oakland, IA1,54499670769

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fosston, MN1,5441079741,081
      Reese, MI1,5440510510
      Fort Montgomery, NY1,544115472587
      Corydon, IA1,544112760872
      Pelahatchie, MS1,545909201,009
      Oakland, IA1,54499670769
      Source: The Oakland, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.