Decorah, IA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
88
Total Crimes
1,116.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-56.54%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Decorah, IA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Decorah is 1,116.3 per 100,000 people. That's -56.54% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -42.50% lower than the Iowa total crime rate of 1,941.5 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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Decorah SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Decorah
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 88 1,116.3 1,941.5 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 1.7 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 29.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 4 50.7 187.9 246.8
Violent Crime 4 50.7 250.1 368.9
Burglary 6 76.1 352.6 376.0
Larceny 71 900.7 1,190.4 1,594.6
Car Theft 7 88.8 148.5 228.9
Property Crime 84 1,065.6 1,691.5 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Decorah

4
Violent Crimes
50.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-86.25%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,970.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Decorah each year. That compares to a 1 in 399.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Decorah is 50.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -86.25% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -79.71% lower than the Iowa violent crime rate of 250.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Decorah

84
Property Crimes
1,065.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
-51.55%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 93.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Decorah each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Decorah is 1,065.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -51.55% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -37.00% lower than the Iowa property crime rate of 1,691.5 per 100,000 people.

Decorah 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 Decorah

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
La Crosse, WI 51,901 2,069 3,986.4 3,707.1 279.4
Onalaska, WI 18,841 421 2,234.5 2,202.6 31.8
Oelwein, IA 5,999 148 2,467.1 2,150.4 316.7
Prairie du Chien, WI 5,618 126 2,242.8 2,082.6 160.2
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