Annual Crime In Whiting (2018)

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.
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 peopleWhiting/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,719 (estimate)1,9422,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWhiting/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)350 (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)2,369 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Whiting crime rates are 5% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Whiting are 8% lower than the national average
  • In Whiting you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Whiting is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Whiting has decreased by 18%

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Compare Whiting, IA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Whiting (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Whiting (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Whiting

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Whiting is 1 in 286
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Whiting is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Whiting is 1 in 37

      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.

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      Sloan, IA1,19296648744
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      Salix, IA4022861,9352,221
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      Hornick, IA2983342,2612,595
      Blencoe, IA2533452,3352,680
      Smithland, IA1853612,4472,808
      Whiting, IA9433502,3692,719

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      Dutch Island, GA9431321,0401,172
      Sunday Lake, WA9432922,7573,049
      Cashton, WI94409191
      Woodlawn Park, KY9421069781,084
      Cottonwood, ID9440324324
      Whiting, IA9433502,3692,719
      Source: The Whiting, 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.