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Total crime 40%
Violent crime 105%
Property crime 65%
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 peopleTama/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime44n/a (estimate)1,5581,9422,580
Murder0n/a0.01.75.0
Rape4n/a141.630.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.029.586.2
Assault18n/a637.2187.9246.8
Violent crime22n/a (estimate)779250381
Burglary10n/a354.0352.6376.0
Theft10n/a354.01,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a70.8148.5228.9
Property crime22n/a (estimate)7791,6922,200

Key findings

  • Tama crime rates are 40% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Tama are 105% higher than the national average
  • In Tama you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Tama is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Tama has not changed

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      Daily Crime In Tama (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Tama

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Tama is 1 in 129
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tama is 1 in 129
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Tama is 1 in 65

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

      Tama police department

      ItemTamaIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)53,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.71.83.3
      There are a total of 5 Tama police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.5% less than the Iowa average and 46.5% 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
      Dysart, IA1,41895645740
      Holiday Lake, IA3231831,2401,423
      Toledo, IA2,2582771,1561,433
      Le Grand, IA9952891,9562,245
      Hartwick, IA983082,0852,393
      Green Mountain, IA1203202,1662,486
      Vining, IA733202,1672,487
      Tama, IA2,8327797791,558

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Oakhurst, CA2,8322631,4001,663
      West Hammond, NM2,8323411,3591,700
      Lula, GA2,8311631,2851,449
      Cazenovia, NY2,833167685852
      Many, LA2,8304792,8743,353
      Tama, IA2,8327797791,558
      Source: The Tama, 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.