Annual Crime In Riverside (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRiverside/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)702 (estimate)1,9422,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRiverside/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a1.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a30.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a29.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a187.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)90 (estimate)250381
Burglaryn/an/an/a352.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)612 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Riverside crime rates are 73% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Riverside are 76% lower than the national average
  • In Riverside you have a 1 in 143 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Riverside is safer than 83% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Riverside has decreased by 18%

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Compare Riverside, IA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Riverside (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Riverside (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Riverside

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Riverside is 1 in 1106
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Riverside is 1 in 164
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Riverside is 1 in 143

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

      Riverside police department

      ItemRiversideIowaNational
      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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      University Heights, IA1,25535237273
      West Branch, IA2,581211211423
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      Kalona, IA2,47996647743
      Wellman, IA1,36598663761
      Columbus Junction, IA2,2141308821,012
      Hills, IA7302481,6821,930
      Riverside, IA1,05490612702

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Deltaville, VA1,05469572641
      Bourne, MA1,0542311,3371,568
      Mounds, IL1,0542271,0851,312
      Princeton, MO1,0542521,3291,581
      Bay Head, NJ1,05401,7511,751
      Riverside, IA1,05490612702
      Source: The Riverside, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.