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Total crime 3%
Violent crime 15%
Property crime 1%
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 peopleOlds/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,505 (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)322 (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)2,182 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Olds crime rates are 3% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Olds are 15% lower than the national average
  • In Olds you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Olds is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Olds has decreased by 20%

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The Olds crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Olds 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 Olds crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Olds (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Olds

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Olds is 1 in 311
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Olds is 1 in 46
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Olds is 1 in 40

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

      Olds police department

      ItemOldsIowaNational
      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

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      Westwood, IA96101684785
      Wayland, IA1,027107727835
      New London, IA1,945111751862
      Winfield, IA1,068114771884
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      Ainsworth, IA4513252,2002,525
      Washington, IA7,3688321,7182,550
      Olds, IA1973222,1822,505

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      Mullinville, KS1976233,7414,364
      Roslyn, SD1976382,7223,360
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      Dwight, NE1973412,4912,832
      Knobel, AR1978324,4535,284
      Olds, IA1973222,1822,505
      Source: The Olds, 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.