Reported Annual Crime In Webster City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWebster City/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime113n/a (estimate)1,4662,4192,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWebster City/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.35.3
Rape2n/a25.939.241.7
Robbery0n/a0.039.898.0
Assault13n/a168.7211.0248.9
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)195293383
Burglary30n/a389.2479.3430.4
Theft59n/a765.41,468.61,694.4
Vehicle theft9n/a116.8177.4237.4
Property crime98n/a (estimate)1,2712,1252,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Webster City, IA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Webster City, IA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Webster City, IA averages 39% lower than the rest of Iowa while the rate of crime on a national scale is 47% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Webster City, IA is 34% lower than the average rate of crime in Iowa and 49% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 40% lower than the remainder of the state of Iowa and 46% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Webster City, IA area.
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The Webster City crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Webster City as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Webster City crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Webster City is 47% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.02 daily crimes that occur in Webster City.
  • Webster City is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Webster City you have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Webster City has decreased by 29%.

Compare Webster City, IA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Webster City (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Webster City, IA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Iowa as well as national figures. In Webster City, IA the total number of daily crimes is 1.65 times less than the Iowa average and 1.87 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Webster City, IA are 1.51 times less than the Iowa average and 1.97 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Webster City, IA has a daily crime rate that is 1.67 times less than the Iowa average and 1.86 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Webster City (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Webster City, IA area in comparison to other Iowa communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Webster City, IA being safer than 71% of cities in Iowa and 61% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Iowa cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Webster City, IA. In conclusion, Webster City, IA now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Webster City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Webster City is 1 in 514
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Webster City is 1 in 79
The chance of being a victim of crime in Webster City is 1 in 69
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Webster City, IA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Webster City, IA, then there is a 1 in 514 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 79. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 69 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Webster City, IA.

Year Over Year Crime In Webster City (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Webster City, IA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Webster City, IA has decreased by 48% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 24% year over year. Total crimes for Webster City, IA has decreased by 29% in the same time frame.

Webster City police department

ItemWebster CityIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)153,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.91.83.3
There are a total of 15 Webster City police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.7% greater than the Iowa average and 42.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Iowa

StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
Iowa5,765196222
There are a total of 5,765 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 196 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 12% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Jewell Junction, IA1,230117845961
Eagle Grove, IA3,4681881,3641,552
Vincent, IA1303492,5302,879
Stratford, IA6453712,6883,059
Blairsburg, IA1283772,7313,108
Ellsworth, IA5743792,7503,130
Woolstock, IA1633802,7553,135
Webster City, IA7,8251951,2711,466

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Spanish Fort, AL7,8253733,7984,171
Fair Lakes, VA7,82973629702
Olivette, MO7,8301151,7561,870
Nantucket, MA7,8304212,3652,785
Wilson, PA7,8199273,1804,107
Webster City, IA7,8251951,2711,466
Source: The Webster City, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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