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Total crime 48%
Violent crime 14%
Property crime 59%
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 peopleWaverly/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime133n/a (estimate)1,3062,0002,489
Murder0n/a0.01.95.0
Rape5n/a49.136.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.027.481.6
Assault39n/a382.8200.4250.2
Violent crime44n/a (estimate)432267379
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1340.5
Theft83n/a814.81,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theft6n/a58.9163.0219.9
Property crime89n/a (estimate)8741,7342,110

Key findings

  • Waverly crime rates are 48% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Waverly are 14% higher than the national average
  • In Waverly you have a 1 in 77 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Waverly is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Waverly has decreased by 22%

Waverly crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Waverly (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Waverly, per 100,000 residents. In Waverly, the total number of daily crimes is 1.53 times less than the Iowa average and 1.91 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Waverly are 1.62 times more than the Iowa average and 1.14 times more than the national average. For property crime, Waverly has a daily crime rate that is 1.98 times less than the Iowa average and 2.42 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Waverly (higher is better)

      How safe is Waverly, Iowa compared to other cities in Iowa and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Waverly is safer than 30% of the cities in Iowa and 31% 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 Waverly. Overall, Waverly is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Waverly

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Waverly is 1 in 232
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Waverly is 1 in 115
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Waverly is 1 in 77
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Waverly? In Waverly, you have a 1 in 232 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 115. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Waverly, IA is 1 in 77.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Waverly, 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 Waverly has increased by 101%, the amount of property crime in Waverly has decreased by 40%, and the total amount of crime in Waverly has decreased by 22% year over year.

      Waverly police department

      ItemWaverlyIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)163,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.61.83.3
      There are a total of 16 Waverly police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10.4% less than the Iowa average and 50.4% 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
      Denver, IA1,81483540623
      Shell Rock, IA1,254108701809
      Tripoli, IA1,316116753869
      Clarksville, IA1,276119771889
      Janesville, IA7952401,5601,800
      Readlyn, IA8432901,8832,173
      Cedar Falls, IA40,8282061,9692,175
      Waverly, IA10,0494328741,306

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Indianola, MS10,0473332,8463,179
      Avon Park, FL10,0525613,1833,744
      Gages Lake, IL10,0412981,3531,651
      Troy, IL10,041145706851
      London, OH10,0582522,0932,345
      Waverly, IA10,0494328741,306
      Source: The Waverly, 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.