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Total crime 50%
Violent crime 50%
Property crime 51%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; 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 peopleWaterloo/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,164 (estimate)2,1412,346
Murdern/an/an/a7.56.5
Rapen/an/an/a34.838.4
Robberyn/an/an/a62.473.9
Assaultn/an/an/a253.0279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)195 (estimate)358388
Burglaryn/an/an/a280.4314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,274.31,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a228.5246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)969 (estimate)1,7831,958

Key findings

  • Waterloo crime rates are 50% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Waterloo are 50% lower than the national average
  • In Waterloo you have a 1 in 86 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Waterloo is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Waterloo has decreased by 9%

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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 514
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Waterloo is 1 in 104
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Waterloo is 1 in 86

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

      Waterloo police department

      ItemWaterlooIndianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)78,766558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.43.3

      Sex offenders in Indiana

      StateTotal offendersIndiana /100KNational /100K
      Indiana12,315198266
      There are a total of 12,315 sex offenders in Indiana. This yields a total of 198 sex offenders in Indiana per 100,000 residents which is 26% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hamilton, IN1,564105525630
      Leo-Cedarville, IN3,721136678814
      Avilla, IN2,260167830996
      Ashley, IN1,097167830997
      Edgerton, OH2,1621549241,078
      Butler, IN2,6361889371,125
      Kendallville, IN9,9801821,1011,283
      Waterloo, IN2,1661959691,164

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Elkton, KY2,166472,4922,539
      Elkton, KY2,166471,6551,702
      Milford, ME2,16653565618
      Elsberry, MO2,1662941,3721,667
      Abbotsford, WI2,166154707861
      Waterloo, IN2,1661959691,164
      Source: The Waterloo, IN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.