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Total crime 26%
Violent crime 10%
Property crime 29%
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, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOto/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,135 (estimate)2,0002,489
Murdern/an/an/a1.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a27.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a200.4250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)418 (estimate)267379
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a163.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,717 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Oto crime rates are 26% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Oto are 10% higher than the national average
  • In Oto you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Oto is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Oto has increased by 3%

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

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      Daily Crime In Oto (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oto

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oto is 1 in 240
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oto is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Oto is 1 in 32

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

      Oto police department

      ItemOtoIowaNational
      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.

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      Moville, IA1,58798634732
      Mapleton, IA1,299112728840
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      Climbing Hill, IA1682971,9272,224
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      Hornick, IA2983572,3172,674
      Danbury, IA4073662,3792,746
      Oto, IA1114182,7173,135

      Cities with similar population

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      Volant, PA1114201,9282,348
      Coalmont, PA1114602,1092,569
      Bladensburg, OH1113962,7783,174
      Higden, AR1114432,1622,605
      Kenton Vale, KY1112742,3972,671
      Oto, IA1114182,7173,135
      Source: The Oto, 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.