Cedar Rapids, IA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
4,815
Total Crimes
3,593.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
45.08%
Above National Average
114 out of 125
In Iowa
8,429 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Cedar Rapids, IA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Cedar Rapids is 3,593.1 per 100,000 people. That's 45.08% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 79.63% higher than the Iowa total crime rate of 2,000.2 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Cedar Rapids SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
9

How Does Cedar Rapids Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Cedar Rapids
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,815 3,593.1 2,000.2 2,476.7
Murder 2 1.5 1.9 5.0
Robbery 83 61.9 27.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 233 173.9 200.4 250.2
Violent Crime 345 257.4 266.6 366.7
Burglary 837 624.6 371.1 340.5
Larceny 3,268 2,438.7 1,199.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 365 272.4 163.0 219.9
Property Crime 4,470 3,335.6 1,733.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Cedar Rapids

345.0
Violent Crimes
257.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-29.79%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 388.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Cedar Rapids each year. That compares to a 1 in 375.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Cedar Rapids is 257.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -29.79% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -3.42% lower than the Iowa violent crime rate of 266.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Cedar Rapids

4,470.0
Property Crimes
3,335.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
58.10%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 30.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Cedar Rapids each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Cedar Rapids is 3,335.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 58.10% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 92.40% higher than the Iowa property crime rate of 1,733.7 per 100,000 people.

Cedar Rapids Crime Compared To Iowa Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Iowa.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Cedar Rapids

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Marion, IA 40,612 587 1,445.4 1,277.9 167.4
Coralville, IA 22,035 758 3,440.0 3,126.8 313.1
North Liberty, IA 20,086 191 950.9 602.4 348.5
Hiawatha, IA 7,441 141 1,894.9 1,518.6 376.3
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