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Total crime 68%
Violent crime 72%
Property crime 67%
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 peopleWoodward/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)827 (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)106 (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)721 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Woodward crime rates are 68% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Woodward are 72% lower than the national average
  • In Woodward you have a 1 in 121 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Woodward is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Woodward has decreased by 20%

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

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      Daily Crime In Woodward (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Woodward

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Woodward is 1 in 940
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Woodward is 1 in 139
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Woodward is 1 in 121

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

      Woodward police department

      ItemWoodwardIowaNational
      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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      Granger, IA1,46164432495
      Polk City, IA4,115130455585
      Dallas Center, IA1,85181545626
      Slater, IA1,61784565649
      Madrid, IA2,585109736845
      Johnston, IA19,4911471,1091,256
      Grimes, IA10,4221671,1311,298
      Woodward, IA1,621106721827

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Black Rock, NM1,6204811,9202,401
      Birch Run, MI1,6202735,8706,143
      Ritzville, WA1,6221845,0285,212
      Garden City, MO1,6222331,2311,465
      Buena, WA1,6201751,6541,829
      Woodward, IA1,621106721827
      Source: The Woodward, 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.