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Total crime 30%
Violent crime 14%
Property crime 33%
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. 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 peopleRowan/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,234 (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)431 (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)2,802 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Rowan crime rates are 30% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Rowan are 14% higher than the national average
  • In Rowan you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Rowan is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Rowan has increased by 3%

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      Daily Crime In Rowan (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rowan

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rowan is 1 in 232
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rowan is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Rowan is 1 in 31

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

      Rowan police department

      ItemRowanIowaNational
      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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      Belmond, IA2,686132857988
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      Coulter, IA2143642,3612,724
      Thornton, IA4823652,3722,738
      Rowan, IA1434312,8023,234

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      Slayden, TN1437893,5184,307
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      Rowan, IA1434312,8023,234
      Source: The Rowan, 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.