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Total crime 18%
Violent crime 4%
Property crime 21%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
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 peopleWashta/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,944 (estimate)2,0002,489
Murdern/an/an/a1.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a27.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a200.4250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)393 (estimate)267379
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a163.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,551 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Washta crime rates are 18% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Washta are 4% higher than the national average
  • In Washta you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Washta is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Washta has increased by 3%

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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 255
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Washta is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Washta is 1 in 34

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Kingsley, IA1,436105685790
      Holstein, IA1,416107696803
      Cherokee, IA5,1132841,8422,126
      Aurelia, IA9553152,0452,360
      Anthon, IA6703492,2642,612
      Pierson, IA4493742,4282,802
      Correctionville, IA8293842,4942,878
      Washta, IA1973932,5512,944

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Tiro, OH1974403,0853,524
      Old Fort, OH1973702,5972,967
      Mullinville, KS1975843,2863,870
      West Point, IL1976582,9833,641
      Hamilton, WA1974494,1004,550
      Washta, IA1973932,5512,944
      Source: The Washta, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.