The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Oelwein, IA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Oelwein, IA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Oelwein, IA crime rates are 2% higher than in comparison to the Iowa mean and are 10% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Oelwein, IA has a rate that is 8% higher than the Iowa average; compared to the United States, it is 17% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Oelwein, IA is 1% higher than its state's mean, and 9% lower than the country's average.
The Oelwein crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Oelwein as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Oelwein crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
Did you know?
The overall crime rate in Oelwein is 10% lower than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 6.76 daily crimes that occur in Oelwein.
Oelwein is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States.
In Oelwein you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Oelwein has decreased by 4%.
The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Oelwein, IA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Iowa as well as national figures. In Oelwein, IA the total number of daily crimes is 1.02 times more than the Iowa average and 1.11 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Oelwein, IA are 1.08 times more than the Iowa average and 1.21 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Oelwein, IA has a daily crime rate that is 1.01 times more than the Iowa average and 1.10 times less than the daily national average.
How Safe is Oelwein (higher is better)
When comparing the safety of Oelwein, IA compared to every other city in Iowa as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Oelwein, IA ranks safer than 37% of every city located within Iowa along with 40% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Iowa and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Oelwein, IA. As a result, Oelwein, IA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.
Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oelwein
The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oelwein is 1 in 316
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oelwein is 1 in 47
The chance of being a victim of crime in Oelwein is 1 in 41
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Oelwein, IA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Oelwein, IA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 316. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 47 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Oelwein, IA is 1 in 41.
Year Over Year Crime In Oelwein (per 100,000 people)
A good indicator of whether Oelwein, IA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Oelwein, IA has decreased by 35%, while the property crime rate in Oelwein, IA has increased by 4% year over year. The number of total crimes in Oelwein, IA has decreased by 4% year over year.
Oelwein police department
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents
There are a total of 15 Oelwein police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.7% greater than the Iowa average and 28.7% less than the National average.
Sex offenders in Iowa
There are a total of 5,765 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 196 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 12% less than the national average.
Source: The Oelwein, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.