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Total crime 49%
Violent crime 60%
Property crime 47%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaukee/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime269n/a (estimate)1,3211,9422,580
Murder0n/a0.01.75.0
Rape9n/a44.230.942.6
Robbery1n/a4.929.586.2
Assault21n/a103.1187.9246.8
Violent crime31n/a (estimate)152250381
Burglary48n/a235.8352.6376.0
Theft152n/a746.61,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theft38n/a186.6148.5228.9
Property crime238n/a (estimate)1,1691,6922,200

Key findings

  • Waukee crime rates are 49% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Waukee are 60% lower than the national average
  • In Waukee you have a 1 in 76 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Waukee is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Waukee has not changed

Waukee crime map

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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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Waukee crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Waukee (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Waukee on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Iowa and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Waukee (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Iowa, are 1.47 times less than the state average and 1.95 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Waukee on a daily basis are 1.64 times less than than Iowa average and 2.50 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Waukee are 1.45 times less than the daily state average and 1.88 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, Iowa compared to other areas of Iowa, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Waukee safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Waukee is safer than 77% of Iowa cities, and 65% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking 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. At this time, Waukee 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? If you reside in Waukee, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 657. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 86 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. 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, is 1 in 76.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Waukee, IA is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Waukee has not changed, while the property crime rate in Waukee has not changed year over year. Summing up the numbers, Waukee has not changed 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
      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
      Granger, IA1,46164432495
      Polk City, IA4,115130455585
      Dallas Center, IA1,85181545626
      Van Meter, IA1,25684571655
      Saylorville, IA3,44589601690
      Earlham, IA1,52390610700
      De Soto, IA1,06593629722
      Waukee, IA16,9551521,1691,321

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bon Air, VA16,9572211,8432,064
      Mesquite, NV16,9531681,5641,732
      McKinleyville, CA16,9485723,0443,615
      Country Walk, FL16,9752921,7282,020
      Moraga, CA16,97767526593
      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 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.