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Total crime 7%
Violent crime 19%
Property crime 5%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Bend/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,303 (estimate)2,0002,489
Murdern/an/an/a1.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a27.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a200.4250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)307 (estimate)267379
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a163.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,996 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • West Bend crime rates are 7% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Bend are 19% lower than the national average
  • In West Bend you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Bend is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in West Bend has increased by 3%

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      Daily Crime In West Bend (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Bend

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Bend is 1 in 326
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Bend is 1 in 51
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Bend is 1 in 44

      Year Over Year Crime In West Bend (per 100,000 people)

      West Bend police department

      ItemWest BendIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      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.

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      Algona, IA5,496388554942
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      Bode, IA2823602,3382,698
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      West Bend, IA8513071,9962,303

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      Sonoita, AZ8511849861,170
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      Cottageville, SC8516703,8564,526
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      West Bend, IA8513071,9962,303
      Source: The West Bend, 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.