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Total crime 9%
Violent crime 25%
Property crime 15%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOskaloosa/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime258n/a (estimate)2,2602,0002,489
Murder0n/a0.01.95.0
Rape7n/a61.336.942.6
Robbery4n/a35.027.481.6
Assault43n/a376.7200.4250.2
Violent crime54n/a (estimate)473267379
Burglary54n/a473.1371.1340.5
Theft131n/a1,147.61,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theft19n/a166.4163.0219.9
Property crime204n/a (estimate)1,7871,7342,110

Key findings

  • Oskaloosa crime rates are 9% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Oskaloosa are 25% higher than the national average
  • In Oskaloosa you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Oskaloosa is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Oskaloosa has decreased by 10%

Oskaloosa crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Oskaloosa (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Oskaloosa, per 100,000 residents. In Oskaloosa, the total number of daily crimes is 1.13 times more than the Iowa average and 1.10 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Oskaloosa are 1.77 times more than the Iowa average and 1.25 times more than the national average. For property crime, Oskaloosa has a daily crime rate that is 1.03 times more than the Iowa average and 1.18 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Oskaloosa (higher is better)

      Is Oskaloosa safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Iowa as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Oskaloosa to other cities in the state and across the country, Oskaloosa is 18% safer than other cities of Iowa and 24% safer than other cities in the nation. Oskaloosa has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oskaloosa

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oskaloosa is 1 in 212
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oskaloosa is 1 in 56
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Oskaloosa is 1 in 45
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Oskaloosa? In Oskaloosa, you have a 1 in 212 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 56. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Oskaloosa, IA is 1 in 45.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Oskaloosa is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Oskaloosa has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 19% in Oskaloosa, while property crimes in Oskaloosa have decreased by 15%. Total crime has decreased by 10% year over year.

      Oskaloosa police department

      ItemOskaloosaIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)193,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.61.83.3
      There are a total of 19 Oskaloosa police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9% less than the Iowa average and 49.6% less than the National average.

      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
      New Sharon, IA1,263109710820
      Eddyville, IA1,207123800924
      Pella, IA10,280971,2391,335
      Keomah Village, IA692211,4381,659
      Leighton, IA1933332,1602,492
      Gibson, IA483452,2432,588
      Fremont, IA7453522,2842,636
      Oskaloosa, IA11,5384731,7872,260

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Snyder, TX11,5411,4342,0253,458
      Enumclaw, WA11,543501,7371,787
      Port Washington, WI11,531244739983
      East Renton Highlands, WA11,5492131,9412,153
      Woodinville, WA11,549772,0662,143
      Oskaloosa, IA11,5384731,7872,260
      Source: The Oskaloosa, 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.