Grinnell, IA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
304
Total Crimes
3,325.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
29.49%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Grinnell, IA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Grinnell is 3,325.7 per 100,000 people. That's 29.49% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 71.29% higher 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.

Grinnell SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Grinnell
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 304 3,325.7 1,941.5 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 1.7 5.0
Robbery 2 21.9 29.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 66 722.0 187.9 246.8
Violent Crime 75 820.5 250.1 368.9
Burglary 55 601.7 352.6 376.0
Larceny 162 1,772.2 1,190.4 1,594.6
Car Theft 12 131.3 148.5 228.9
Property Crime 229 2,505.2 1,691.5 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Grinnell

75
Violent Crimes
820.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
122.41%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 121.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Grinnell each year. That compares to a 1 in 399.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Grinnell is 820.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 122.41% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 228.08% higher than the Iowa violent crime rate of 250.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Grinnell

229
Property Crimes
2,505.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
13.90%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 39.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Grinnell each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Grinnell is 2,505.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 13.90% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 48.11% higher than the Iowa property crime rate of 1,691.5 per 100,000 people.

Grinnell 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 Grinnell

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Des Moines, IA 217,277 11,045 5,083.4 4,413.3 670.1
Ankeny, IA 61,090 961 1,573.1 1,360.3 212.8
Altoona, IA 18,556 569 3,066.4 2,937.1 129.3
Newton, IA 14,999 570 3,800.3 3,326.9 473.4
Pella, IA 10,240 154 1,503.9 1,318.4 185.5
Pleasant Hill, IA 9,910 363 3,663.0 3,420.8 242.2
Vinton, IA 5,125 72 1,404.9 1,014.6 390.2
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