Storm Lake, IA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
197
Total Crimes
1,916.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-18.33%
Below National Average
82 out of 125
In Iowa
5,546 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Storm Lake, IA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Storm Lake is 1,916.0 per 100,000 people. That's -18.33% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -4.28% lower 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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Storm Lake SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
10
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
4
Commute
10

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Storm Lake
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 197 1,916.0 2,001.7 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 3.5 6.5
Robbery 1 9.7 29.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 32 311.2 229.4 279.7
Violent Crime 40 389.0 303.5 387.8
Burglary 23 223.7 371.1 314.2
Larceny 124 1,206.0 1,130.1 1,398.0
Car Theft 10 97.3 197.1 246.0
Property Crime 157 1,526.9 1,698.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Storm Lake

40
Violent Crimes
389.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
0.32%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 257.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Storm Lake each year. That compares to a 1 in 329.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Storm Lake is 389.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 0.32% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 28.19% higher than the Iowa violent crime rate of 303.5 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Storm Lake

157
Property Crimes
1,526.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
-22.02%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 65.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Storm Lake each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Storm Lake is 1,526.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -22.02% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -10.09% lower than the Iowa property crime rate of 1,698.2 per 100,000 people.

Storm 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 Storm Lake

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Carroll, IA 9,800 123 1,255.1 1,173.5 81.6
Denison, IA 8,234 65 789.4 668.0 121.4
Sheldon, IA 5,069 73 1,440.1 946.9 493.2
Cherokee, IA 4,826 44 911.7 642.4 269.4
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