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Total crime 69%
Violent crime 32%
Property crime 75%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSergeant Bluff/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime37n/a (estimate)8031,9422,580
Murder0n/a0.01.75.0
Rape0n/a0.030.942.6
Robbery1n/a21.729.586.2
Assault11n/a238.8187.9246.8
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)261250381
Burglary5n/a108.6352.6376.0
Theft17n/a369.11,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theft3n/a65.1148.5228.9
Property crime25n/a (estimate)5431,6922,200

Key findings

  • Sergeant Bluff crime rates are 69% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sergeant Bluff are 32% lower than the national average
  • In Sergeant Bluff you have a 1 in 125 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sergeant Bluff is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sergeant Bluff has not changed

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 2.42 times less than the Iowa average and 3.21 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Sergeant Bluff are 1.04 times more than the Iowa average and 1.46 times less than the national average. For property crime, Sergeant Bluff has a daily crime rate that is 3.12 times less than the Iowa average and 4.05 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 68% safer than other cities of Iowa and 56% 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 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? If you reside in Sergeant Bluff, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 384. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 185 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 125.

      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 not changed, the amount of property crime in Sergeant Bluff has not changed, and the total amount of crime in Sergeant Bluff has not changed 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, SD2,74564271335
      Moville, IA1,58791619710
      Sloan, IA1,19296648744
      Dakota City, NE1,8751259111,036
      Jefferson, SD5842021,0101,212
      Lawton, IA9002311,5651,796
      North Sioux City, SD2,623352,0912,127
      Sergeant Bluff, IA4,399261543803

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mauston, WI4,3983647741,139
      Perryville, MD4,3973162,4862,803
      Greenville, KY4,40124448472
      McSwain, CA4,3972441,2971,540
      Mount Pleasant, PA4,3953987961,194
      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 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.