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Total crime 17%
Violent crime 27%
Property crime 15%
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 peopleSt. Charles/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,068 (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)276 (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)1,792 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • St. Charles crime rates are 17% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in St. Charles are 27% lower than the national average
  • In St. Charles you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • St. Charles is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in St. Charles has increased by 3%

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      Daily Crime In St. Charles (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in St. Charles

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in St. Charles is 1 in 363
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in St. Charles is 1 in 56
      The chance of being a victim of crime in St. Charles is 1 in 49

      Year Over Year Crime In St. Charles (per 100,000 people)

      St. Charles police department

      ItemSt. CharlesIowaNational
      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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      Norwalk, IA9,94434750783
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      St. Charles, IA7652761,7922,068

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      Bouse, AZ7655743,0793,653
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      St. Charles, IA7652761,7922,068
      Source: The St. Charles, 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.