Reported Annual Crime In St. Joseph

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSt. Joseph/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,483 (estimate)2,4192,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSt. Joseph/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.35.3
Rapen/an/an/a39.241.7
Robberyn/an/an/a39.898.0
Assaultn/an/an/a211.0248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)422 (estimate)293383
Burglaryn/an/an/a479.3430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,468.61,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a177.4237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,061 (estimate)2,1252,362

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in St. Joseph is 27% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.54 daily crimes that occur in St. Joseph.
  • St. Joseph is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States.
  • In St. Joseph you have a 1 in 29 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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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 237
The chance of being a victim of property crime in St. Joseph is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in St. Joseph is 1 in 29

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
Algona, IA5,496272490762
Humboldt, IA4,602441,0361,080
West Bend, IA8513372,4462,783
Wesley, IA3333642,6393,003
Dakota City, IA7133742,7153,090
Whittemore, IA5043792,7513,130
Livermore, IA5083812,7643,145
St. Joseph, IA1214223,0613,483

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mifflin, OH1214143,3623,776
Rock Point, MD1215582,4813,039
Lincoln, IA1214153,0113,426
Armagh, PA1213791,9992,378
Clifton, OH1212932,3792,672
St. Joseph, IA1214223,0613,483
Source: The St. Joseph, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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