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Total crime 35%
Violent crime 19%
Property crime 46%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWinterset/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime82n/a (estimate)1,5182,0022,346
Murder0n/a0.03.56.5
Rape3n/a55.540.738.4
Robbery0n/a0.029.873.9
Assault22n/a407.2229.4279.7
Violent crime25n/a (estimate)463304388
Burglary15n/a277.6371.1314.2
Theft36n/a666.31,130.11,398.0
Vehicle theft6n/a111.0197.1246.0
Property crime57n/a (estimate)1,0551,6981,958

Key findings

  • Winterset crime rates are 35% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Winterset are 19% higher than the national average
  • In Winterset you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Winterset is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Winterset has decreased by 1%

Winterset crime map

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The Winterset crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Winterset 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 Winterset crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Winterset (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Winterset, IA per 100,000 people. In Winterset, the total number of daily crimes is 1.32 times less than the Iowa average and 1.55 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Winterset is 1.52 times more than the Iowa average and 1.19 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Winterset has a daily crime rate that is 1.61 times less than the Iowa average and 1.86 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Winterset (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Winterset, Iowa compared to other areas of Iowa, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Winterset safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Winterset is safer than 23% of Iowa cities, and 29% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Iowa, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Winterset. At this time, Winterset sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Winterset

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Winterset is 1 in 217
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Winterset is 1 in 95
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Winterset is 1 in 66
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Winterset? In Winterset, IA you have a 1 in 217 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 95 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Winterset.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Winterset is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Winterset has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 44% in Winterset, while property crimes in Winterset have decreased by 13%. Total crime has decreased by 1% year over year.

      Winterset police department

      ItemWintersetIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)83,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.51.83.3
      There are a total of 8 Winterset police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.3% less than the Iowa average and 53.1% less than the National average.

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Van Meter, IA1,256103573675
      Earlham, IA1,523110612722
      De Soto, IA1,065113631744
      Cumming, IA415123686809
      Diamondhead Lake, IA318123686809
      St. Marys, IA210123686809
      St. Charles, IA7653141,7552,070
      Winterset, IA5,1584631,0551,518

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Broadmoor, CA5,1594791,4611,940
      Olyphant, PA5,156199259458
      Grafton, WV5,156201,5511,572
      Daleville, AL5,1603151,9292,244
      Williams, CA5,1603861,2311,617
      Winterset, IA5,1584631,0551,518
      Source: The Winterset, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.