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Total crime 7%
Violent crime 6%
Property crime 10%
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.
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 peopleRuthven/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,771 (estimate)1,9422,580
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)357 (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)2,414 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Ruthven crime rates are 7% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ruthven are 6% lower than the national average
  • In Ruthven you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ruthven is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ruthven has decreased by 20%

Ruthven crime map

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      Daily Crime In Ruthven (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ruthven

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ruthven is 1 in 281
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ruthven is 1 in 42
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ruthven is 1 in 37

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

      Ruthven police department

      ItemRuthvenIowaNational
      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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      Milford, IA2,991102689791
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      Spencer, IA11,1721352,0672,202
      Fostoria, IA1943052,0662,372
      Wallingford, IA1803192,1612,480
      Rossie, IA503302,2372,567
      Graettinger, IA7163502,3702,720
      Ruthven, IA7303572,4142,771

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      Sewickley Heights, PA73001,3581,358
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      Kreamer, PA7303631,7692,133
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      Ruthven, IA7303572,4142,771
      Source: The Ruthven, 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.