Reported Annual Crime In Sergeant Bluff

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSergeant Bluff/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime37n/a (estimate)8032,4192,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSergeant Bluff/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.35.3
Rape0n/a0.039.241.7
Robbery1n/a21.739.898.0
Assault11n/a238.8211.0248.9
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)261293383
Burglary5n/a108.6479.3430.4
Theft17n/a369.11,468.61,694.4
Vehicle theft3n/a65.1177.4237.4
Property crime25n/a (estimate)5432,1252,362
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Sergeant Bluff, IA. The total number of reported crimes in Sergeant Bluff, IA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Sergeant Bluff, IA crime rate is 67% lower than the Iowa average and is 71% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Sergeant Bluff, IA has a violent crime rate that is 11% lower than the Iowa average and 32% lower than the national average. For property crime, Sergeant Bluff, IA is 74% lower than the Iowa average and 77% lower than the national average.

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sergeant Bluff is 71% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.2 daily crimes that occur in Sergeant Bluff.
  • Sergeant Bluff is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sergeant Bluff you have a 1 in 125 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sergeant Bluff has decreased by 43%.

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Daily Crime In Sergeant Bluff (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Sergeant Bluff, IA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Iowa as well as national figures. In Sergeant Bluff, IA the total number of daily crimes is 3.01 times less than the Iowa average and 3.42 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Sergeant Bluff, IA are 1.13 times less than the Iowa average and 1.47 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Sergeant Bluff, IA has a daily crime rate that is 3.92 times less than the Iowa average and 4.35 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Sergeant Bluff (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Sergeant Bluff, IA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Iowa as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Sergeant Bluff, IA to other cities in the state and across the country, Sergeant Bluff, IA is 53% safer than other cities of Iowa and 52% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Iowa cities and all around the United States, Sergeant Bluff, IA has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Sergeant Bluff, IA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sergeant Bluff

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sergeant Bluff is 1 in 384
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sergeant Bluff is 1 in 185
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sergeant Bluff is 1 in 125
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Sergeant Bluff, IA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Sergeant Bluff, IA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 384. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 185 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Sergeant Bluff, IA is 1 in 125.

Year Over Year Crime In Sergeant Bluff (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Sergeant Bluff, IA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Sergeant Bluff, IA has increased by 46%, the amount of property crime in Sergeant Bluff, IA has decreased by 56%, and the total amount of crime in Sergeant Bluff, IA has decreased by 43% year to year.

Sergeant Bluff police department

ItemSergeant BluffIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)93,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.11.83.3
There are a total of 9 Sergeant Bluff police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.4% greater than the Iowa average and 35% 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
Dakota Dunes, SD2,74568294362
Moville, IA1,587107777884
Sloan, IA1,192112814926
Dakota City, NE1,8751349961,130
North Sioux City, SD2,623361,6271,663
Lawton, IA9002711,9652,236
Jackson, NE1532822,0962,378
Sergeant Bluff, IA4,399261543803

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mauston, WI4,3982981,8092,106
Perryville, MD4,3971352,2342,369
Greenville, KY4,40146667713
McSwain, CA4,3972451,3601,605
Mount Pleasant, PA4,395302627929
Sergeant Bluff, IA4,399261543803
Source: The Sergeant Bluff, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.