Waukee, IA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
260
Total Crimes
1,016.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-56.69%
Below National Average
37 out of 125
In Iowa
3,278 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Waukee, IA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Waukee is 1,016.0 per 100,000 people. That's -56.69% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -49.24% 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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Waukee SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Waukee
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 260 1,016.0 2,001.7 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 3.5 6.5
Robbery 1 3.9 29.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 14 54.7 229.4 279.7
Violent Crime 23 89.9 303.5 387.8
Burglary 65 254.0 371.1 314.2
Larceny 155 605.7 1,130.1 1,398.0
Car Theft 17 66.4 197.1 246.0
Property Crime 237 926.1 1,698.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Waukee

23
Violent Crimes
89.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-76.82%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,112.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Waukee each year. That compares to a 1 in 329.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Waukee is 89.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -76.82% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -70.38% lower than the Iowa violent crime rate of 303.5 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Waukee

237
Property Crimes
926.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
-52.70%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 108.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Waukee each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Waukee is 926.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -52.70% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -45.46% lower than the Iowa property crime rate of 1,698.2 per 100,000 people.

Waukee 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 Waukee

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
Urbandale, IA 44,959 505 1,123.2 1,018.7 104.5
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
Pleasant Hill, IA 10,158 205 2,018.1 1,949.2 68.9
Adel, IA 5,696 88 1,544.9 1,299.2 245.8
Winterset, IA 5,403 82 1,517.7 1,055.0 462.7
Windsor Heights, IA 4,798 204 4,251.8 3,855.8 396.0
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