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Total crime 19%
Violent crime 25%
Property crime 18%
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, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaterloo/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,972 (estimate)2,7722,489
Murdern/an/an/a4.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a37.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a132.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a267.1250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)473 (estimate)441379
Burglaryn/an/an/a386.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a358.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,499 (estimate)2,3312,110

Key findings

  • Waterloo crime rates are 19% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Waterloo are 25% higher than the national average
  • In Waterloo you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Waterloo is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Waterloo has decreased by 2%

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

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      Daily Crime In Waterloo (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Waterloo

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Waterloo is 1 in 212
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Waterloo is 1 in 41
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Waterloo is 1 in 34

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

      Waterloo police department

      ItemWaterlooCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Dogtown, CA2,4601638601,023
      Linden, CA2,0421698911,060
      Morada, CA4,7831971,0421,240
      Woodbridge, CA3,8822131,1281,342
      Collierville, CA2,3182171,1471,364
      Lockeford, CA3,2812651,4021,667
      Peters, CA4793191,6872,006
      Waterloo, CA4964732,4992,972

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rolla, KS4965453,0713,616
      Allenhurst, NJ49602,2732,273
      Marty, SD4966452,8623,507
      Knapp, WI4963971,9952,392
      North Rose, NY4965612,1472,708
      Waterloo, CA4964732,4992,972
      Source: The Waterloo, CA 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.