Reported Annual Crime In Red Oak

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRed Oak/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime230n/a (estimate)4,2302,4192,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRed Oak/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.35.3
Rape11n/a202.339.241.7
Robbery0n/a0.039.898.0
Assault29n/a533.4211.0248.9
Violent crime40n/a (estimate)736293383
Burglary58n/a1,066.8479.3430.4
Theft124n/a2,280.71,468.61,694.4
Vehicle theft8n/a147.1177.4237.4
Property crime190n/a (estimate)3,4952,1252,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Red Oak, IA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Red Oak, IA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Red Oak, IA averages 75% higher than the rest of Iowa while the rate of crime on a national scale is 54% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Red Oak, IA is 151% higher than the average rate of crime in Iowa and 92% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 64% higher than the remainder of the state of Iowa and 48% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Red Oak, IA area.
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The Red Oak crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Red Oak 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 Red Oak crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Red Oak is 54% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.59 daily crimes that occur in Red Oak.
  • Red Oak is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Red Oak you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Red Oak has increased by 8%.

Compare Red Oak, IA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Red Oak (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Red Oak, IA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Iowa and on a national scale. In Red Oak, IA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.75 times more than the Iowa average and 1.54 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Red Oak, IA is 2.51 times more than the Iowa average and 1.92 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Red Oak, IA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.64 times more than the Iowa average and 1.48 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Red Oak (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Red Oak, IA area in comparison to other Iowa communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Red Oak, IA being safer than 5% of cities in Iowa and 8% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Iowa cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Red Oak, IA. In conclusion, Red Oak, IA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Red Oak

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Red Oak is 1 in 136
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Red Oak is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Red Oak is 1 in 24
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Red Oak, IA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Red Oak, IA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 136. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 29 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Red Oak, IA is 1 in 24.

Year Over Year Crime In Red Oak (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Red Oak, IA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Red Oak, IA has increased by 191% and the rate of property crime in Red Oak, IA has decreased by 4%. The total crime rate in Red Oak, IA has increased by 8% year to year.

Red Oak police department

ItemRed OakIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)143,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.51.83.3
There are a total of 14 Red Oak police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36.1% greater than the Iowa average and 24.6% 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
Villisca, IA1,2551481,0731,221
Stanton, IA6853482,5262,875
Macedonia, IA2233712,6903,061
Emerson, IA5253922,8443,236
Henderson, IA1473932,8513,244
Essex, IA8593942,8563,250
Elliott, IA4724293,1103,539
Red Oak, IA5,5477363,4954,230

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Weldon Spring, MO5,5451729221,094
Holdrege, NE5,5452942,1882,482
Solvang, CA5,5521191,4411,560
Fruitridge Pocket, CA5,5545843,2483,832
Gardnerville, NV5,5554241,9912,415
Red Oak, IA5,5477363,4954,230
Source: The Red Oak, 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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