Urbandale, IA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
505
Total Crimes
1,123.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-52.12%
Below National Average
41 out of 125
In Iowa
3,595 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Urbandale, IA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Urbandale is 1,123.2 per 100,000 people. That's -52.12% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -43.89% 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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Urbandale SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Urbandale
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 505 1,123.2 2,001.7 2,346.0
Murder 1 2.2 3.5 6.5
Robbery 5 11.1 29.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 33 73.4 229.4 279.7
Violent Crime 47 104.5 303.5 387.8
Burglary 63 140.1 371.1 314.2
Larceny 336 747.3 1,130.1 1,398.0
Car Theft 59 131.2 197.1 246.0
Property Crime 458 1,018.7 1,698.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Urbandale

47
Violent Crimes
104.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-73.04%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 956.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Urbandale each year. That compares to a 1 in 329.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Urbandale is 104.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -73.04% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -65.55% lower than the Iowa violent crime rate of 303.5 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Urbandale

458
Property Crimes
1,018.7
Property Crimes / 100k People
-47.98%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 98.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Urbandale each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Urbandale is 1,018.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -47.98% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -40.01% lower than the Iowa property crime rate of 1,698.2 per 100,000 people.

Urbandale 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 Urbandale

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Des Moines, IA 215,290 9,917 4,606.3 3,901.7 704.6
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
Waukee, IA 25,590 260 1,016.0 926.1 89.9
Johnston, IA 23,252 249 1,070.9 989.2 81.7
Altoona, IA 19,804 488 2,464.1 2,181.4 282.8
Clive, IA 17,447 304 1,742.4 1,645.0 97.4
Pleasant Hill, IA 10,158 205 2,018.1 1,949.2 68.9
Windsor Heights, IA 4,798 204 4,251.8 3,855.8 396.0
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