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Total crime 13%
Violent crime 1%
Property crime 15%
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 peopleWhiting/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,802 (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)374 (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)2,428 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Whiting crime rates are 13% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Whiting are 1% lower than the national average
  • In Whiting you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Whiting is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Whiting has increased by 3%

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      Daily Crime In Whiting (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Whiting

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Whiting is 1 in 268
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Whiting is 1 in 42
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Whiting is 1 in 36

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

      Whiting police department

      ItemWhitingIowaNational
      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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      Sloan, IA1,192102664767
      Onawa, IA2,9063981,1951,593
      Climbing Hill, IA1682971,9272,224
      Salix, IA4023051,9832,289
      Hornick, IA2983572,3172,674
      Blencoe, IA2533692,3932,762
      Smithland, IA1853862,5072,893
      Whiting, IA9433742,4282,802

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sunday Lake, WA9432752,5102,785
      Dutch Island, GA9431389601,098
      New Knoxville, OH9423062,1442,449
      Clear Lake CDP (Pierce County), WA9422982,7193,017
      Woodlawn Park, KY9421089451,053
      Whiting, IA9433742,4282,802
      Source: The Whiting, 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.