Total crime 4%
Violent crime 9%
Property crime 6%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created 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)2,581 (estimate)2,0002,489
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)344 (estimate)267379
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a163.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,237 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Olds crime rates are 4% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Olds are 9% lower than the national average
  • In Olds you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Olds is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Olds has increased by 3%

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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 291
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Olds is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Olds is 1 in 39

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

      Olds police department

      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
      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
      Westwood, IA96108701808
      Wayland, IA1,027115745860
      New London, IA1,945119770889
      Winfield, IA1,068122790911
      Columbus Junction, IA2,2141399041,043
      Mount Pleasant, IA8,4911371,7721,909
      Washington, IA7,3686561,8052,461
      Olds, IA1973442,2372,581

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Knobel, AR1978944,3695,263
      Moore, MT1975833,1573,740
      Henderson, WV1975042,5163,019
      Washta, IA1973932,5512,944
      Chest Springs, PA1974251,9492,374
      Olds, IA1973442,2372,581
      Source: The Olds, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.