Reported Annual Crime In Waukee

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaukee/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime269n/a (estimate)1,3212,4192,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaukee/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.35.3
Rape9n/a44.239.241.7
Robbery1n/a4.939.898.0
Assault21n/a103.1211.0248.9
Violent crime31n/a (estimate)152293383
Burglary48n/a235.8479.3430.4
Theft152n/a746.61,468.61,694.4
Vehicle theft38n/a186.6177.4237.4
Property crime238n/a (estimate)1,1692,1252,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Waukee, IA. All reported Waukee, IA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Waukee, IA overall crime rate is 45% lower than in comparison to the Iowa average; and is also 52% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Waukee, IA, the rate is 48% lower than compared to the Iowa average, and 60% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Waukee, IA comes in at 45% lower than to the average seen in Iowa, and 51% lower than the overall national average.
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The Waukee crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Waukee 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 Waukee crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Waukee is 52% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.62 daily crimes that occur in Waukee.
  • Waukee is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Waukee you have a 1 in 76 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Waukee has not changed.

Compare Waukee, IA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Waukee (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Waukee, IA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Iowa. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Waukee, IA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Iowa state wide, are 1.83 times less than the state average and 2.08 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Waukee, IA on a daily bases are 1.93 times less than than Iowa average and 2.51 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Waukee, IA are 1.82 times less than the daily state average and 2.02 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Waukee (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Waukee, IA compared to other areas of Iowa, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Waukee, IA safer than 77% when compared to other Iowa cities, and 68% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Iowa, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Waukee, IA. At this time, Waukee, IA sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Waukee

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Waukee is 1 in 657
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Waukee is 1 in 86
The chance of being a victim of crime in Waukee is 1 in 76
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Waukee, 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 Waukee, IA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 657. 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 86 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 Waukee, IA is 1 in 76.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Waukee, IA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Waukee, IA has decreased by 7%, while the property crime rate in Waukee, IA has not changed year over year. Summing up the numbers, Waukee, IA has decreased by 1% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Waukee police department

ItemWaukeeIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)163,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.11.83.3
There are a total of 16 Waukee police officers. This results in 1.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 38.9% less than the Iowa average and 66.2% 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
Polk City, IA4,115130455585
Granger, IA1,46175542617
Dallas Center, IA1,85194685779
Van Meter, IA1,25699717816
Saylorville, IA3,445104755859
Earlham, IA1,523106766872
De Soto, IA1,065109790899
Waukee, IA16,9551521,1691,321

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mesquite, NV16,9531681,7101,878
Bon Air, VA16,9572301,9832,213
McKinleyville, CA16,9485743,1933,768
Country Walk, FL16,9753091,9022,211
Moraga, CA16,97734725759
Waukee, IA16,9551521,1691,321
Source: The Waukee, 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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