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13 Most Dangerous Cities in Iowa

6. Clinton, IA

Clinton, IA: Most Dangerous Cities in Iowa

Population: 26,934
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 6.35 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 44.96 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 51.31 per 1,000 residents

Clinton has a crime rate of about 51 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Clinton? One in 19.

Clinton’s ranking when considering both violent and property crimes? #5

7. Davenport, IA

Davenport, IA: Most Dangerous Cities in Iowa

Population: 101,193
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 5.97 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 40.40 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 46.37 per 1,000 residents

Davenport has a crime rate of about 45 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Davenport? One in 22.

Davenport’s ranking when considering both violent and property crimes? #8

8. Fort Madison, IA

Fort Madison, IA: Most Dangerous Cities in Iowa

Population: 11,023
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 5.44 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 24.68 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 30.12 per 1,000 residents

Fort Madison has a crime rate of about 30 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Fort Madison? One in 33.

Fort Madison’s ranking when considering both violent and property crimes? #13

9. Fort Dodge, IA

Fort Dodge, IA: Most Dangerous Cities in Iowa

Population: 25,078
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 5.34 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 46.53 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 51.88 per 1,000 residents

Fort Dodge has a crime rate of about 52 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Fort Dodge? One in 19.

Fort Dodge’s ranking when considering both violent and property crimes? #4

10. Boone, IA

Boone, IA: Most Dangerous Cities in Iowa

Population: 12,684
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 5.28 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 25.70 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 30.98 per 1,000 residents

Boone has a crime rate of about 31 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Boone? One in 32.

Boone’s ranking when considering both violent and property crimes? #12

11. Des Moines, IA

Des Moines, IA: Most Dangerous Cities in Iowa

Population: 207,400
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 5.27 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 49.23 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 54.50 per 1,000 residents

Des Moines has a crime rate of about 55 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Des Moines? One in 18.

Des Moines’ ranking when considering both violent and property crimes? #3

12. Centerville, IA

Centerville, IA: Most Dangerous Cities in Iowa

Population: 5,513
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes: 5.26 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 44.26 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 49.52 per 1,000 residents

Centerville has a crime rate of about 50 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Centerville? One in 20.

Centerville’s ranking when considering both violent and property crimes? #6

13. Marshalltown, IA

Marshalltown, IA: Most Dangerous Cities in Iowa

Population: 27,883
Annual Crimes Per 1,000 Residents
Violent Crimes:5.09 per 1,000 residents
Property Crimes: 32.64 per 1,000 residents
Total Reported Crimes: 37.73 per 1,000 residents

Marshalltown has a crime rate of about 38 per one thousand residents.

Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Marshalltown? One in 27.

Marshalltown’s ranking when considering both violent and property crimes? #11

Note: We use a standard computational formula to calculate our crime rates. This same formula is used by various state government criminal justice departments to calculate crime rate.

VIOLENT CRIMES + PROPERTY CRIMES = TOTAL REPORTED CRIMES

TOTAL REPORTED CRIMES / POPULATION * 1000 = CRIME RATE

*Only cities included in the 2012 FBI UCR with populations of 5,000 or higher were considered for our rankings.

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