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


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

Crime rate in Ankeny, IA

The 2017 crime rate in Ankeny, IA is 131 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.1 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 46.5% U.S. cities. The 2017 Ankeny crime rate fell by 4% compared to 2016. In the last 5 years Ankeny has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Ankeny, IA is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Ankeny:

130.7
Johnston:

102.6
Polk City:

48.3
Altoona:

160.4
Urbandale:

131.5
Des Moines:

426.8
Windsor Heights:

282.3
Pleasant Hill:

279.9
Clive:

94.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Ankeny by year

Type

2003

2004

2005

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.4)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(26.7)
5
(16.0)
1
(2.9)
6
(16.3)
9
(21.1)
13
(29.3)
12
(26.7)
9
(19.6)
8
(17.2)
5
(10.0)
11
(20.7)
17
(30.4)
18
(30.4)
23
(37.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(16.7)
4
(12.8)
3
(8.7)
6
(16.3)
6
(14.1)
10
(22.6)
8
(17.8)
2
(4.4)
7
(15.1)
4
(8.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.6)
8
(13.5)
10
(16.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
21
(70.1)
25
(80.0)
32
(92.5)
24
(65.1)
18
(42.2)
23
(51.9)
26
(57.8)
37
(80.7)
19
(40.9)
34
(67.7)
47
(88.5)
105
(187.6)
100
(168.8)
97
(158.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
140
(467.6)
266
(851.1)
157
(454.0)
140
(379.7)
89
(208.8)
101
(227.8)
105
(233.4)
108
(235.7)
142
(305.5)
118
(235.1)
108
(203.4)
202
(360.8)
238
(401.8)
143
(234.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
539
(1,800)
565
(1,808)
670
(1,938)
626
(1,698)
536
(1,257)
580
(1,308)
578
(1,285)
550
(1,200)
483
(1,039)
543
(1,082)
535
(1,008)
421
(752.0)
468
(790.1)
650
(1,064)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
40
(133.6)
37
(118.4)
45
(130.1)
40
(108.5)
16
(37.5)
13
(29.3)
21
(46.7)
19
(41.5)
19
(40.9)
36
(71.7)
39
(73.4)
43
(76.8)
50
(84.4)
38
(62.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(10.0)
10
(32.0)
2
(5.8)
4
(10.8)
3
(7.0)
26
(58.6)
4
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(4.3)
4
(8.0)
5
(9.4)
6
(10.7)
5
(8.4)
5
(8.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6)171.0174.0143.1134.1102.2111.2114.1101.092.789.494.7124.4135.4130.7

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. 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 35 registered sex offenders living in Ankeny, Iowa as of October 21, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ankeny is 1,576 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2017
Ankeny:

125.2
U.S. Average:

214.8

Violent crime rate in 2016
Ankeny:

128.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Ankeny:

125.9
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Ankeny:

65.0
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Ankeny:

47.8
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Ankeny:

45.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Ankeny:

62.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Ankeny:

68.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Ankeny:

66.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Ankeny:

54.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2006
Ankeny:

56.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Ankeny:

53.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Ankeny:

62.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Ankeny:

80.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Ankeny:

44.5
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Ankeny:

50.5
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2017
Ankeny:

109.3
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Ankeny:

132.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Ankeny:

121.3
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Ankeny:

102.1
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Ankeny:

111.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Ankeny:

119.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Ankeny:

113.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Ankeny:

117.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Ankeny:

115.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Ankeny:

110.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Ankeny:

177.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Ankeny:

207.2
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Ankeny:

278.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Ankeny:

214.1
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Ankeny:

186.9
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Ankeny:

192.6
U.S. Average:

337.2
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 2017, including police officers: 65 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.93
Iowa average:

1.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 62 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.91
Iowa average:

1.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 63 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.98
Iowa average:

1.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 62 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.02
Iowa average:

1.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 56 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.96
Iowa average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 59 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.12
Iowa average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 58 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.09
Iowa average:

1.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 56 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.04
Iowa average:

1.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 60 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
Iowa average:

1.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 52 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.03
Iowa average:

1.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 52 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.06
Iowa average:

1.70

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 50 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Iowa average:

1.70

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 49 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Iowa average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 46 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Iowa average:

1.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 44 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
Iowa average:

1.70

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

Zip codes: 50021, 50023, 50226, 50313.