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Total crime 88%
Violent crime 89%
Property crime 88%
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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 peopleUniversity Heights/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)281 (estimate)2,0022,346
Murdern/an/an/a3.56.5
Rapen/an/an/a40.738.4
Robberyn/an/an/a29.873.9
Assaultn/an/an/a229.4279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)43 (estimate)304388
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,130.11,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a197.1246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)238 (estimate)1,6981,958

Key findings

  • University Heights crime rates are 88% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in University Heights are 89% lower than the national average
  • In University Heights you have a 1 in 356 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • University Heights is safer than 92% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in University Heights has not changed

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

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      Daily Crime In University Heights (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in University Heights

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in University Heights is 1 in 2344
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in University Heights is 1 in 420
      The chance of being a victim of crime in University Heights is 1 in 356

      Year Over Year Crime In University Heights (per 100,000 people)

      University Heights police department

      ItemUniversity HeightsIowaNational
      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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      West Branch, IA2,5810398398
      Solon, IA2,39983466549
      Tiffin, IA2,53094527621
      Lone Tree, IA1,482106594701
      Riverside, IA1,054110614724
      Kalona, IA2,479116649766
      Wellman, IA1,365119665784
      University Heights, IA1,25543238281

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Villisca, IA1,2551548571,011
      Kamiah, ID1,255109501610
      Skyline-Ganipa, NM1,2554281,5631,991
      Yorkshire, NY1,255204792996
      Beverly, OH1,255120719840
      University Heights, IA1,25543238281
      Source: The University Heights, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.