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Total crime 16%
Violent crime 2%
Property crime 19%
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 peopleSuperior/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,896 (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)386 (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)2,510 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Superior crime rates are 16% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Superior are 2% higher than the national average
  • In Superior you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Superior is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Superior has increased by 3%

Superior crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Superior (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Superior

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Superior is 1 in 259
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Superior is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Superior is 1 in 35

      Year Over Year Crime In Superior (per 100,000 people)

      Superior police department

      ItemSuperiorIowaNational
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Arnolds Park, IA1,02468443511
      Estherville, IA6,027160553713
      Okoboji, IA814108701808
      West Okoboji, IA314108701808
      Orleans, IA459108701808
      Wahpeton, IA394108701808
      Milford, IA2,991109706815
      Superior, IA1683862,5102,896

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      De Graff, MN1682672,3562,624
      Twin Lakes city, MN1683663,2223,587
      Cuyamungue Grant, NM1685331,9932,526
      Sunset, AR1689324,5515,483
      Republican City, NE1684122,7943,206
      Superior, IA1683862,5102,896
      Source: The Superior, 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.