Indianola, IA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
449
Total Crimes
2,814.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
9.58%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Indianola, IA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Indianola is 2,814.5 per 100,000 people. That's 9.58% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 44.96% 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.

Indianola SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Indianola
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 449 2,814.5 1,941.5 2,568.4
Murder 2 12.5 1.7 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 29.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 75 470.1 187.9 246.8
Violent Crime 90 564.2 250.1 368.9
Burglary 70 438.8 352.6 376.0
Larceny 263 1,648.6 1,190.4 1,594.6
Car Theft 26 163.0 148.5 228.9
Property Crime 359 2,250.4 1,691.5 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Indianola

90
Violent Crimes
564.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
52.93%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 177.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Indianola each year. That compares to a 1 in 399.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Indianola is 564.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 52.93% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 125.59% higher than the Iowa violent crime rate of 250.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Indianola

359
Property Crimes
2,250.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
2.31%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 44.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Indianola each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Indianola is 2,250.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 2.31% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 33.04% higher than the Iowa property crime rate of 1,691.5 per 100,000 people.

Indianola 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 Indianola

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Ames, IA 67,461 1,516 2,247.2 2,063.4 183.8
Ankeny, IA 61,090 961 1,573.1 1,360.3 212.8
Urbandale, IA 43,637 653 1,496.4 1,232.9 263.5
Johnston, IA 21,816 274 1,256.0 1,109.3 146.7
Waukee, IA 20,359 269 1,321.3 1,169.0 152.3
Altoona, IA 18,556 569 3,066.4 2,937.1 129.3
Clive, IA 17,913 286 1,596.6 1,518.5 78.2
Norwalk, IA 10,874 99 910.4 827.7 82.8
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