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Total crime 38%
Violent crime 15%
Property crime 43%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWinterset/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime81n/a (estimate)1,5342,0002,489
Murder0n/a0.01.95.0
Rape2n/a37.936.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.027.481.6
Assault15n/a284.0200.4250.2
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)322267379
Burglary14n/a265.1371.1340.5
Theft47n/a889.81,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theft3n/a56.8163.0219.9
Property crime64n/a (estimate)1,2121,7342,110

Key findings

  • Winterset crime rates are 38% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Winterset are 15% lower than the national average
  • In Winterset you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Winterset is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Winterset has not changed

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 1.30 times less than the Iowa average and 1.62 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Winterset is 1.21 times more than the Iowa average and 1.18 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Winterset has a daily crime rate that is 1.43 times less than the Iowa average and 1.74 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 43% of Iowa cities, and 41% 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 311
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Winterset is 1 in 83
      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 311 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 83 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 not changed in Winterset, while property crimes in Winterset have not changed. Total crime has not changed 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Van Meter, IA1,25690585675
      Earlham, IA1,52396625721
      De Soto, IA1,06599645744
      St. Marys, IA210108701808
      Cumming, IA415108701808
      Diamondhead Lake, IA318108701808
      St. Charles, IA7652761,7922,068
      Winterset, IA5,1583221,2121,534

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Broadmoor, CA5,1592471,8442,092
      Olyphant, PA5,156199259458
      Daleville, AL5,1601571,0991,256
      Grafton, WV5,1563341,6662,000
      Williams, CA5,1603741,4211,795
      Winterset, IA5,1583221,2121,534
      Source: The Winterset, 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.