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Total crime 58%
Violent crime 52%
Property crime 59%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSergeant Bluff/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime52n/a (estimate)1,0412,0002,489
Murder0n/a0.01.95.0
Rape0n/a0.036.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.027.481.6
Assault9n/a180.3200.4250.2
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)180267379
Burglary9n/a180.3371.1340.5
Theft30n/a600.81,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theft4n/a80.1163.0219.9
Property crime43n/a (estimate)8611,7342,110

Key findings

  • Sergeant Bluff crime rates are 58% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sergeant Bluff are 52% lower than the national average
  • In Sergeant Bluff you have a 1 in 97 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sergeant Bluff is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sergeant Bluff has increased by 30%

Sergeant Bluff crime map

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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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Sergeant Bluff crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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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, per 100,000 residents. In Sergeant Bluff, the total number of daily crimes is 1.92 times less than the Iowa average and 2.39 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Sergeant Bluff are 1.48 times less than the Iowa average and 2.10 times less than the national average. For property crime, Sergeant Bluff has a daily crime rate that is 2.01 times less than the Iowa average and 2.45 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Sergeant Bluff (higher is better)

      Is Sergeant Bluff safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Iowa as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Sergeant Bluff to other cities in the state and across the country, Sergeant Bluff is 71% safer than other cities of Iowa and 63% safer than other cities in the nation. Sergeant Bluff has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      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 555
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sergeant Bluff is 1 in 117
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sergeant Bluff is 1 in 97
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Sergeant Bluff? If you reside in Sergeant Bluff, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 555. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 117 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. 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, is 1 in 97.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Sergeant Bluff, Iowa (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Sergeant Bluff has decreased by 31%, the amount of property crime in Sergeant Bluff has increased by 59%, and the total amount of crime in Sergeant Bluff has increased by 30% year over 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
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Dakota Dunes, SD2,74563278340
      Moville, IA1,58798634732
      Sloan, IA1,192102664767
      Dakota City, NE1,8751328931,025
      Lawton, IA9002471,6031,850
      North Sioux City, SD2,6232051,8762,080
      Jackson, NE1532771,8792,156
      Sergeant Bluff, IA4,3991808611,041

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mauston, WI4,3983212,8873,208
      Greenville, KY4,401118450568
      McSwain, CA4,3972401,2701,510
      Perryville, MD4,3973391,8052,144
      Mount Pleasant, PA4,3952591,1881,447
      Sergeant Bluff, IA4,3991808611,041
      Source: The Sergeant Bluff, 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.