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Total crime 15%
Violent crime 5%
Property crime 16%
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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 peopleOtho/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,688 (estimate)2,0022,346
Murdern/an/an/a3.56.5
Rapen/an/an/a40.738.4
Robberyn/an/an/a29.873.9
Assaultn/an/an/a229.4279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)408 (estimate)304388
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,130.11,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a197.1246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,280 (estimate)1,6981,958

Key findings

  • Otho crime rates are 15% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Otho are 5% higher than the national average
  • In Otho you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Otho is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Otho has not changed

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      Daily Crime In Otho (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Otho

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Otho is 1 in 246
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Otho is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Otho is 1 in 38

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

      Otho police department

      ItemOthoIowaNational
      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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      Gowrie, IA1,047139778917
      Vincent, IA1303622,0212,383
      Badger, IA4873812,1272,508
      Stratford, IA6453852,1482,533
      Coalville, IA6093872,1592,545
      Clare, IA2213892,1712,560
      Callender, IA4223972,2182,615
      Otho, IA4934082,2802,688

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Silverton, CO4934963,3253,821
      Williamson, GA4934532,2742,727
      Lost Nation, IA4934222,3582,780
      Elizabethtown, IN4935342,6603,194
      North Salem, IN4934122,0532,465
      Otho, IA4934082,2802,688
      Source: The Otho, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.