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Total crime 35%
Violent crime 43%
Property crime 34%
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 peopleWaverly/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,674 (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)215 (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)1,458 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Waverly crime rates are 35% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Waverly are 43% lower than the national average
  • In Waverly you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Waverly is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Waverly has decreased by 20%

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)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Waverly

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Waverly is 1 in 465
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Waverly is 1 in 69
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Waverly is 1 in 60

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

      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, IA1,81478527605
      Shell Rock, IA1,254101684785
      Tripoli, IA1,316109735844
      Clarksville, IA1,276111752863
      Janesville, IA7952251,5221,747
      Readlyn, IA8432721,8382,109
      Cedar Falls, IA40,8282061,9692,175
      Waverly, IA10,0492151,4581,674

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Indianola, MS10,0472802,8783,159
      Avon Park, FL10,0525713,3853,956
      Gages Lake, IL10,0412961,4171,713
      Troy, IL10,041127793920
      London, OH10,0581972,3492,545
      Waverly, IA10,0492151,4581,674
      Source: The Waverly, 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.