A+
Total crime 66%
Violent crime 70%
Property crime 65%
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 peopleWoodward/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)852 (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)114 (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)739 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Woodward crime rates are 66% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Woodward are 70% lower than the national average
  • In Woodward you have a 1 in 118 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Woodward is safer than 75% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Woodward has increased by 3%

Woodward crime map

  • Lower crime
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Higher crime
  • No data available
Crime map data by SpotCrime. Sign up for local SpotCrime alerts.
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.

Safest Places to Live in and Around Woodward

See all the best places to live around Woodward

Compare Woodward, IA Crime

      vs
      How would you rate the amount of crime in Woodward?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      Do you feel safe walking alone at night in Woodward?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      See all Woodward poll results

      Daily Crime In Woodward (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Woodward (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Woodward

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Woodward is 1 in 880
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Woodward is 1 in 136
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Woodward is 1 in 118

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Granger, IA1,46168442510
      Polk City, IA4,11520499519
      Dallas Center, IA1,85186559645
      Slater, IA1,61789579669
      Madrid, IA2,585116754870
      Ogden, IA2,069125811936
      Johnston, IA19,4911281,1981,326
      Woodward, IA1,621114739852

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Okawville, IL1,6203671,1751,542
      Black Rock, NM1,6204671,7482,215
      Ritzville, WA1,622613,4653,526
      Garden City, MO1,6222301,2271,458
      Birch Run, MI1,6202053,7623,967
      Woodward, IA1,621114739852
      Source: The Woodward, 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.