Reported Annual Crime In Oskaloosa

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOskaloosa/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime288n/a (estimate)2,4992,4192,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOskaloosa/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.35.3
Rape4n/a34.739.241.7
Robbery3n/a26.039.898.0
Assault39n/a338.4211.0248.9
Violent crime46n/a (estimate)399293383
Burglary58n/a503.3479.3430.4
Theft175n/a1,518.41,468.61,694.4
Vehicle theft9n/a78.1177.4237.4
Property crime242n/a (estimate)2,1002,1252,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Oskaloosa, IA. The total number of reported crimes in Oskaloosa, IA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Oskaloosa, IA crime rate is 3% higher than the Iowa average and is 9% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Oskaloosa, IA has a violent crime rate that is 36% higher than the Iowa average and 4% higher than the national average. For property crime, Oskaloosa, IA is 1% lower than the Iowa average and 11% lower than the national average.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Oskaloosa crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Oskaloosa is 9% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.85 daily crimes that occur in Oskaloosa.
  • Oskaloosa is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Oskaloosa you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Oskaloosa has decreased by 15%.

Compare Oskaloosa, IA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Oskaloosa (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Oskaloosa, IA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Iowa as well as national figures. In Oskaloosa, IA the total number of daily crimes is 1.03 times more than the Iowa average and 1.10 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Oskaloosa, IA are 1.36 times more than the Iowa average and 1.04 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Oskaloosa, IA has a daily crime rate that is 1.01 times less than the Iowa average and 1.12 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Oskaloosa (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Oskaloosa, IA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Iowa as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Oskaloosa, IA to other cities in the state and across the country, Oskaloosa, IA is 27% safer than other cities of Iowa and 30% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Iowa cities and all around the United States, Oskaloosa, IA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Oskaloosa, IA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oskaloosa

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oskaloosa is 1 in 251
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oskaloosa is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in Oskaloosa is 1 in 41
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Oskaloosa, IA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Oskaloosa, IA, you have a 1 in 251 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 48. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Oskaloosa, IA is 1 in 41.

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

The year over year crime rate for Oskaloosa, IA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Oskaloosa, IA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 6% in Oskaloosa, IA, while property crimes in Oskaloosa, IA have decreased by 16%. Crimes in total for Oskaloosa, IA have decreased by 15% 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
Iowa5,765196222
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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
New Sharon, IA1,263120871991
Eddyville, IA1,2071359811,116
Pella, IA10,2801861,3181,504
Keomah Village, IA692431,7622,005
Leighton, IA1933652,6473,011
Gibson, IA483792,7493,128
Fremont, IA7453862,7993,185
Oskaloosa, IA11,5383992,1002,499

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Snyder, TX11,5415273,0743,601
Enumclaw, WA11,543851,8731,958
Port Washington, WI11,5311978721,068
Lower Burrell, PA11,527801,1941,274
East Renton Highlands, WA11,5492202,2972,516
Oskaloosa, IA11,5383992,1002,499
Source: The Oskaloosa, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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