Creston, IA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
210
Total Crimes
2,726.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
16.24%
Above National Average
107 out of 125
In Iowa
6,892 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Creston, IA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Creston is 2,726.9 per 100,000 people. That's 16.24% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 36.23% higher than the Iowa total crime rate of 2,001.7 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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Creston SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
5
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
10

How Does Creston Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Creston
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 210 2,726.9 2,001.7 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 3.5 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 29.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 25 324.6 229.4 279.7
Violent Crime 25 324.6 303.5 387.8
Burglary 54 701.2 371.1 314.2
Larceny 114 1,480.3 1,130.1 1,398.0
Car Theft 17 220.8 197.1 246.0
Property Crime 185 2,402.3 1,698.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Creston

25
Violent Crimes
324.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-16.29%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 308.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Creston each year. That compares to a 1 in 329.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Creston is 324.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -16.29% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 6.97% higher than the Iowa violent crime rate of 303.5 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Creston

185
Property Crimes
2,402.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
22.68%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 41.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Creston each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Creston is 2,402.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 22.68% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 41.46% higher than the Iowa property crime rate of 1,698.2 per 100,000 people.

Creston 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 Creston

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
West Des Moines, IA 69,252 1,233 1,780.5 1,646.2 134.3
Waukee, IA 25,590 260 1,016.0 926.1 89.9
Clive, IA 17,447 304 1,742.4 1,645.0 97.4
Indianola, IA 16,154 366 2,265.7 1,720.9 544.8
Atlantic, IA 6,465 114 1,763.3 1,531.3 232.0
Winterset, IA 5,403 82 1,517.7 1,055.0 462.7
Red Oak, IA 5,230 95 1,816.4 1,548.8 267.7
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