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Total crime 4%
Violent crime 28%
Property crime 0%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaukon/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime87n/a (estimate)2,3812,0002,489
Murder0n/a0.01.95.0
Rape0n/a0.036.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.027.481.6
Assault10n/a273.7200.4250.2
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)274267379
Burglary15n/a410.5371.1340.5
Theft60n/a1,642.01,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theft2n/a54.7163.0219.9
Property crime77n/a (estimate)2,1071,7342,110

Key findings

  • Waukon crime rates are 4% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Waukon are 28% lower than the national average
  • In Waukon you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Waukon is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Waukon has increased by 113%

Waukon crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Waukon (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Waukon, Iowa is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Waukon are 1.19 times more than the Iowa average and 1.05 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Waukon are 1.03 times more than than Iowa and 1.39 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Waukon are 1.22 times more than than Iowa and 1.00 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Waukon (higher is better)

      How safe is Waukon, Iowa compared to other cities in Iowa and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Waukon is safer than 39% of the cities in Iowa and 38% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Iowa and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Waukon. Overall, Waukon is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Waukon

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Waukon is 1 in 366
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Waukon is 1 in 48
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Waukon is 1 in 42
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Waukon? If you reside in Waukon, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 366. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 48 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 Waukon, is 1 in 42.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Waukon, Iowa (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Waukon has increased by 90%, the amount of property crime in Waukon has increased by 116%, and the total amount of crime in Waukon has increased by 113% year over year.

      Waukon police department

      ItemWaukonIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)73,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.81.83.3
      There are a total of 7 Waukon police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.3% less than the Iowa average and 44.8% 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
      Monona, IA1,495104676780
      Waterville, IA1172951,9132,207
      Postville, IA2,2811942,0822,276
      De Soto, WI3013801,9052,285
      Ossian, IA9623132,0312,344
      Lansing, IA8331062,3382,444
      Luana, IA3383452,2382,583
      Waukon, IA3,7862742,1072,381

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Deephaven, MN3,78625653678
      Semmes, AL3,7862561,3371,593
      Charlotte Harbor, FL3,7862111,1951,406
      North Muskegon, MI3,785531,3431,396
      Owego, NY3,7872479451,192
      Waukon, IA3,7862742,1072,381
      Source: The Waukon, 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.