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Total crime 57%
Violent crime 62%
Property crime 56%
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.
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 peopleWaukon/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,120 (estimate)1,9422,580
Murdern/an/an/a1.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a30.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a29.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a187.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)144 (estimate)250381
Burglaryn/an/an/a352.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)976 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Waukon crime rates are 57% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Waukon are 62% lower than the national average
  • In Waukon you have a 1 in 90 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Waukon is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Waukon has decreased by 20%

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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)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Waukon

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Waukon is 1 in 694
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Waukon is 1 in 103
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Waukon is 1 in 90

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

      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, IA1,49597660757
      Postville, IA2,2811419541,095
      Lansing, IA8332731,8492,122
      Waterville, IA1172761,8662,142
      Ossian, IA9622931,9822,275
      De Soto, WI3013822,0212,403
      Luana, IA3383232,1842,507
      Waukon, IA3,7861449761,120

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Charlotte Harbor, FL3,7862141,2711,485
      Deephaven, MN3,786251,1391,164
      Semmes, AL3,7862601,4091,669
      North Muskegon, MI3,785262,1352,161
      Owego, NY3,7872419911,232
      Waukon, IA3,7861449761,120
      Source: The Waukon, 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.