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Total crime 70%
Violent crime 74%
Property crime 69%
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 Point/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)745 (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)99 (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)645 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • West Point crime rates are 70% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Point are 74% lower than the national average
  • In West Point you have a 1 in 135 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Point is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in West Point has increased by 3%

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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 1007
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Point is 1 in 155
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Point is 1 in 135

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Beaverdale, IA1,385104673777
      Danville, IA1,079110717828
      New London, IA1,945119770889
      Nauvoo, IL1,2921928731,065
      Houghton, IA1522831,8352,118
      St. Paul, IA1003212,0832,403
      Denmark, IA2993322,1552,487
      West Point, IA1,02099645745

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hancock, NY1,020196751948
      Richton, MS1,0201261,0791,205
      Greenback, TN1,0201928551,047
      Point Marion, PA1,020145667812
      Hurley, MS1,02055468522
      West Point, IA1,02099645745
      Source: The West Point, 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.