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Total crime 11%
Violent crime 23%
Property crime 9%
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 peopleWestside/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,288 (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)295 (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)1,993 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Westside crime rates are 11% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Westside are 23% lower than the national average
  • In Westside you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Westside is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Westside has decreased by 20%

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The Westside crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Westside as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Westside crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Westside (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Westside

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Westside is 1 in 340
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Westside is 1 in 51
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Westside is 1 in 44

      Year Over Year Crime In Westside (per 100,000 people)

      Westside police department

      ItemWestsideIowaNational
      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
      Manning, IA1,509104703807
      Denison, IA8,326181783963
      Carroll, IA9,990201,6941,714
      Templeton, IA3842731,8512,124
      Breda, IA4382921,9742,265
      Arcadia, IA5392962,0072,303
      Buck Grove, IA193022,0412,343
      Westside, IA3292951,9932,288

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Paxico, KS3296183,7064,323
      Chandler, MN3293132,8363,149
      Florence, SD3295252,2392,764
      Kanarraville, UT3292392,4412,680
      Custer City, OK3296443,9764,621
      Westside, IA3292951,9932,288
      Source: The Westside, 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.