Reported Annual Crime In St. Joseph

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSt. Joseph/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,424 (estimate)2,3772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSt. Joseph/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.35.3
Rapen/an/an/a39.840.4
Robberyn/an/an/a36.6102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a212.0248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)419 (estimate)291386
Burglaryn/an/an/a479.5468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,447.61,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a159.0236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,005 (estimate)2,0862,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in St. Joseph is 21% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.38 daily crimes that occur in St. Joseph.
  • St. Joseph is safer than 98% of the cities in the United States.
  • In St. Joseph you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in St. Joseph has not changed.

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

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in St. Joseph

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in St. Joseph is 1 in 239
The chance of being a victim of property crime in St. Joseph is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in St. Joseph is 1 in 30

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

St. Joseph police department

ItemSt. JosephIowaNational
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
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
Humboldt, IA4,60266699764
Algona, IA5,4963127151,027
West Bend, IA8513352,4012,736
Wesley, IA3333612,5912,952
Dakota City, IA7133722,6663,037
Whittemore, IA5043772,7003,077
Livermore, IA5083782,7133,091
St. Joseph, IA1214193,0053,424

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Antioch, OH1214363,7484,184
Needham, AL1216383,5334,171
Lookeba, OK1216754,4715,146
Beaver Bay, MN1212462,1622,408
Brooks, MN1213463,0393,385
St. Joseph, IA1214193,0053,424
Source: The St. Joseph, 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.