Jefferson, IA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2022-04-07
84
Total Crimes
2,061.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-12.13%
Below National Average
93 out of 125
In Iowa
5,858 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Jefferson, IA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Jefferson is 2,061.3 per 100,000 people. That's -12.13% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 2.98% 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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Jefferson SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Jefferson
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 84 2,061.3 2,001.7 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 3.5 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 29.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 7 171.8 229.4 279.7
Violent Crime 8 196.3 303.5 387.8
Burglary 19 466.3 371.1 314.2
Larceny 53 1,300.6 1,130.1 1,398.0
Car Theft 4 98.2 197.1 246.0
Property Crime 76 1,865.0 1,698.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Jefferson

8
Violent Crimes
196.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-49.38%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 509.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Jefferson each year. That compares to a 1 in 329.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Jefferson is 196.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -49.38% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -35.31% lower than the Iowa violent crime rate of 303.5 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Jefferson

76
Property Crimes
1,865.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
-4.76%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 53.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Jefferson each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Jefferson is 1,865.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -4.76% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 9.82% higher than the Iowa property crime rate of 1,698.2 per 100,000 people.

Jefferson 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 Jefferson

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Ankeny, IA 70,301 922 1,311.5 1,146.5 165.0
West Des Moines, IA 69,252 1,233 1,780.5 1,646.2 134.3
Ames, IA 67,109 1,311 1,953.5 1,771.7 181.8
Urbandale, IA 44,959 505 1,123.2 1,018.7 104.5
Waukee, IA 25,590 260 1,016.0 926.1 89.9
Johnston, IA 23,252 249 1,070.9 989.2 81.7
Clive, IA 17,447 304 1,742.4 1,645.0 97.4
Carroll, IA 9,800 123 1,255.1 1,173.5 81.6
Nevada, IA 6,744 113 1,675.6 1,260.4 415.2
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