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Crime rate in Adel, Iowa (IA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Adel, IA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Adel, IA

The 2017 crime rate in Adel, IA is 352 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.3 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 88.5% U.S. cities. The 2017 Adel crime rate fell by 9% compared to 2016. In the last 5 years Adel has seen increasing violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Adel, IA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Adel:

352.1
Waukee:

118.8
Clive:

94.6
West Des Moines:

176.2
Urbandale:

131.5
Perry:

222.0
Windsor Heights:

282.3
Johnston:

102.6
Polk City:

48.3
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Adel by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(25.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.0)
2
(44.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.3)
3
(68.9)
1
(22.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(25.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(153.8)
3
(73.8)
4
(96.7)
6
(143.3)
8
(175.7)
10
(224.1)
5
(135.1)
15
(386.7)
7
(175.4)
16
(387.1)
14
(326.3)
17
(390.3)
13
(295.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(307.7)
13
(319.6)
23
(556.2)
20
(477.6)
21
(461.2)
28
(627.5)
21
(567.4)
38
(979.6)
23
(576.4)
46
(1,113)
48
(1,119)
116
(2,663)
N/A
Thefts
(per 100,000)
77
(1,974)
93
(2,287)
49
(1,185)
54
(1,289)
77
(1,691)
44
(986.1)
39
(1,054)
44
(1,134)
45
(1,128)
42
(1,016)
70
(1,631)
62
(1,423)
79
(1,797)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(128.2)
8
(196.7)
3
(72.6)
9
(214.9)
3
(65.9)
4
(89.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(51.6)
2
(50.1)
3
(72.6)
5
(116.5)
5
(114.8)
10
(227.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(25.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.0)
1
(22.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.3)
3
(68.9)
1
(22.7)
City-Data.com crime index169.7144.3111.5130.9157.9171.2108.9247.0124.6201.8236.8385.7352.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Adel, Iowa as of December 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Adel is 508 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2017
Adel:

170.6
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Adel:

264.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Adel:

186.4
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Adel:

193.6
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Adel:

87.7
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Adel:

244.9
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Adel:

67.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Adel:

156.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Adel:

109.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Adel:

71.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Adel:

48.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Adel:

36.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Adel:

115.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Adel:

134.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Adel:

54.9
U.S. Average:

262.6

Property crime rate in 2016
Adel:

621.0
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Adel:

322.8
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Adel:

284.3
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Adel:

179.2
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Adel:

260.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Adel:

166.2
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Adel:

188.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Adel:

186.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Adel:

192.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Adel:

181.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Adel:

207.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Adel:

179.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Adel:

206.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Adel:

206.0
U.S. Average:

334.1
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Iowa average:

1.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Iowa average:

1.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Iowa average:

1.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
Iowa average:

1.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Iowa average:

1.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Iowa average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Iowa average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.43
Iowa average:

1.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Iowa average:

1.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Iowa average:

1.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Iowa average:

1.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Iowa average:

1.70

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
Iowa average:

1.70

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Iowa average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Iowa average:

1.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
Iowa average:

1.70

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Adel, IA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 50003.