Reported Annual Crime In West Chester

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Chester/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,863 (estimate)1,9422,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Chester/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
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)369 (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)2,494 (estimate)1,6922,200

West Chester crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Chester is 11% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.84 daily crimes that occur in West Chester.
  • West Chester is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Chester you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Chester has decreased by 18%.

Compare West Chester, IA Crime To Other Cities

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

      How Safe is West Chester (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Chester

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Chester is 1 in 272
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Chester is 1 in 41
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Chester is 1 in 35

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

      West Chester police department

      ItemWest ChesterIowaNational
      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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      Pleasant Plain, IA562972,0102,307
      West Chester, IA913692,4942,863

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      Hatton, WA915044,7615,265
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      West Chester, IA913692,4942,863
      Source: The West Chester, 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.