Reported Annual Crime In Vinton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVinton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime72n/a (estimate)1,4052,4192,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVinton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.35.3
Rape1n/a19.539.241.7
Robbery0n/a0.039.898.0
Assault19n/a370.7211.0248.9
Violent crime20n/a (estimate)390293383
Burglary11n/a214.6479.3430.4
Theft39n/a761.01,468.61,694.4
Vehicle theft2n/a39.0177.4237.4
Property crime52n/a (estimate)1,0152,1252,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Vinton, IA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Vinton, IA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Vinton, IA averages 42% lower than the rest of Iowa while the rate of crime on a national scale is 49% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Vinton, IA is 33% higher than the average rate of crime in Iowa and 2% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 52% lower than the remainder of the state of Iowa and 57% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Vinton, IA area.
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The Vinton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Vinton as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Vinton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Vinton is 49% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.85 daily crimes that occur in Vinton.
  • Vinton is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Vinton you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Vinton has increased by 57%.

Compare Vinton, IA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Vinton (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Vinton, IA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Iowa and on a national level. In Vinton, IA the total number of daily crimes is 1.72 times less than the Iowa average and 1.95 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Vinton, IA is 1.33 times more than the Iowa average and 1.02 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Vinton, IA has a daily crime rate that is 2.09 times less than the Iowa average and 2.33 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Vinton (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Vinton, IA compared to every other city in Iowa as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Vinton, IA ranks safer than 39% of every city located within Iowa along with 37% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Iowa and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Vinton, IA. As a result, Vinton, IA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Vinton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Vinton is 1 in 257
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Vinton is 1 in 99
The chance of being a victim of crime in Vinton is 1 in 72
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Vinton, IA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Vinton, IA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 257. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 99 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Vinton, IA is 1 in 72.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Vinton, IA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Vinton, IA has increased by 100%, the amount of property crime in Vinton, IA has increased by 45%, and the total amount of crime in Vinton, IA has increased by 57% year to year.

Vinton police department

ItemVintonIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)83,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.51.83.3
There are a total of 8 Vinton police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.9% less than the Iowa average and 53.4% less than the National average.

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
Atkins, IA1,71365475540
Urbana, IA1,44492667760
Palo, IA1,036101732833
Shellsburg, IA1,097102738839
Center Point, IA2,507105763868
Dysart, IA1,418112810922
La Porte City, IA2,4031299391,068
Vinton, IA5,1663901,0151,405

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ayden, NC5,1673073,2023,509
Basehor, KS5,167691,7651,834
Greenbrier, AR5,16436419456
Bayou Vista, LA5,1645683,4344,002
Waipio Acres, HI5,1692542,8633,117
Vinton, IA5,1663901,0151,405
Source: The Vinton, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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