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Total crime 11%
Violent crime 3%
Property crime 13%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashta/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,857 (estimate)1,9422,580
Murdern/an/an/a1.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a30.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a29.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a187.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)368 (estimate)250381
Burglaryn/an/an/a352.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,489 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Washta crime rates are 11% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Washta are 3% lower than the national average
  • In Washta you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Washta is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Washta has decreased by 20%

Washta crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Washta (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Washta

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Washta is 1 in 272
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Washta is 1 in 41
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Washta is 1 in 36

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

      Washta police department

      ItemWashtaIowaNational
      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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      Kingsley, IA1,43699668767
      Holstein, IA1,416100679780
      Cherokee, IA5,113303585888
      Aurelia, IA9552951,9962,290
      Anthon, IA6703262,2092,535
      Pierson, IA4493502,3702,720
      Correctionville, IA8293602,4342,793
      Washta, IA1973682,4892,857

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mullinville, KS1976233,7414,364
      Harpster, OH1973642,8293,193
      Roslyn, SD1976382,7223,360
      Dwight, NE1973412,4912,832
      West Point, IL1976533,1243,777
      Washta, IA1973682,4892,857
      Source: The Washta, 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.