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Total crime 72%
Violent crime 76%
Property crime 71%
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 peopleWest Point/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)723 (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)93 (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)630 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • West Point crime rates are 72% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Point are 76% lower than the national average
  • In West Point you have a 1 in 139 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Point is safer than 82% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in West Point has decreased by 20%

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Point

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Point is 1 in 1075
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Point is 1 in 159
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Point is 1 in 139

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

      West Point police department

      ItemWest PointIowaNational
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Beaverdale, IA1,38597657754
      Danville, IA1,079103700803
      New London, IA1,945111751862
      Nauvoo, IL1,2921919141,105
      Houghton, IA1522651,7912,055
      St. Paul, IA1003002,0322,332
      Denmark, IA2993112,1032,414
      West Point, IA1,02093630723

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      Hancock, NY1,020192788980
      Richton, MS1,0201061,0911,197
      Greenback, TN1,0202019111,112
      Machias, WA1,0201151,0821,197
      Harris, MN1,02089808897
      West Point, IA1,02093630723
      Source: The West Point, 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.