Reported Annual Crime In Van Meter

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVan Meter/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)747 (estimate)2,3772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVan Meter/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.35.3
Rapen/an/an/a39.840.4
Robberyn/an/an/a36.6102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a212.0248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)91 (estimate)291386
Burglaryn/an/an/a479.5468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,447.61,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a159.0236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)656 (estimate)2,0862,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Van Meter is 74% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.05 daily crimes that occur in Van Meter.
  • Van Meter is safer than 82% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Van Meter you have a 1 in 134 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Van Meter has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Van Meter (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Van Meter

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Van Meter is 1 in 1094
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Van Meter is 1 in 153
The chance of being a victim of crime in Van Meter is 1 in 134

Year Over Year Crime In Van Meter (per 100,000 people)

Van Meter police department

ItemVan MeterIowaNational
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
Clive, IA17,022146420566
Dallas Center, IA1,85192658750
Earlham, IA1,523107764870
De Soto, IA1,065112803915
Cumming, IA415118843960
Norwalk, IA9,944154839993
Johnston, IA19,4911201,0451,165
Van Meter, IA1,25691656747

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
New Franklin, MO1,25618593278
Mountain Road, VA1,2561221,0441,166
Petersburg, MI1,256180747927
Banner Elk, NC1,2561721,3761,548
Craig, AK1,2571591,2741,433
Van Meter, IA1,25691656747
Source: The Van Meter, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.