Spirit Lake, IA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
102
Total Crimes
2,001.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-19.20%
Below National Average
82 out of 125
In Iowa
6,135 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Spirit Lake, IA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Spirit Lake is 2,001.2 per 100,000 people. That's -19.20% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 0.05% higher than the Iowa total crime rate of 2,000.2 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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Spirit Lake SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8
Diversity
4
Safety
6
Amenities
7
Education
9
Commute
10

How Does Spirit Lake Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Spirit Lake
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 102 2,001.2 2,000.2 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 1.9 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 27.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 26 510.1 200.4 250.2
Violent Crime 30 588.6 266.6 366.7
Burglary 13 255.1 371.1 340.5
Larceny 53 1,039.8 1,199.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 6 117.7 163.0 219.9
Property Crime 72 1,412.6 1,733.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Spirit Lake

30.0
Violent Crimes
588.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
60.51%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 169.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Spirit Lake each year. That compares to a 1 in 375.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Spirit Lake is 588.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 60.51% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 120.81% higher than the Iowa violent crime rate of 266.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Spirit Lake

72.0
Property Crimes
1,412.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
-33.05%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 70.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Spirit Lake each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Spirit Lake is 1,412.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -33.05% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -18.52% lower than the Iowa property crime rate of 1,733.7 per 100,000 people.

Spirit Lake 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 Spirit Lake

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Worthington, MN 13,329 161 1,207.9 975.3 232.6
Spencer, IA 11,008 190 1,726.0 1,662.4 63.6
Fairmont, MN 10,023 238 2,374.5 2,115.1 259.4
Estherville, IA 5,609 40 713.1 552.7 160.5
Sheldon, IA 5,102 107 2,097.2 1,803.2 294.0
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