B+
Total crime 55%
Violent crime 26%
Property crime 60%
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 peopleTipton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime37n/a (estimate)1,1501,9422,580
Murder0n/a0.01.75.0
Rape4n/a124.330.942.6
Robbery1n/a31.129.586.2
Assault4n/a124.3187.9246.8
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)280250381
Burglary16n/a497.4352.6376.0
Theft11n/a341.91,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a31.1148.5228.9
Property crime28n/a (estimate)8701,6922,200

Key findings

  • Tipton crime rates are 55% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Tipton are 26% lower than the national average
  • In Tipton you have a 1 in 87 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Tipton is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Tipton has not changed

Tipton crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Tipton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Tipton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Tipton is 1 in 358
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tipton is 1 in 115
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Tipton is 1 in 87

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

      Tipton police department

      ItemTiptonIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)63,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.91.83.3
      There are a total of 6 Tipton police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.6% greater than the Iowa average and 42.6% 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
      West Branch, IA2,581211211423
      Durant, IA2,03293626719
      Mechanicsville, IA1,052101682783
      Wilton, IA2,808102688790
      West Liberty, IA3,7371439671,110
      Lisbon, IA1,9082701,3971,667
      Atalissa, IA3392972,0132,311
      Tipton, IA3,2012808701,150

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Terra Bella, CA3,2013411,8132,154
      Leisure Village West, NJ3,201127857984
      Oakridge, OR3,2021971,9912,187
      Blissfield, MI3,200245337583
      Hyde Park, PA3,2021999701,169
      Tipton, IA3,2012808701,150
      Source: The Tipton, 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.