Crime rates in Independence by year

Type

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2008

2009

2010

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(16.6)
1
(16.6)
1
(16.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(49.9)
1
(16.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.7)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(49.9)
3
(49.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.8)
2
(33.1)
1
(16.4)
5
(81.9)
6
(98.0)
4
(65.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
40
(665.8)
80
(1,325.4)
114
(1,909.2)
119
(2,002.0)
46
(761.8)
29
(476.5)
56
(917.1)
28
(457.1)
18
(293.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
149
(2,480.0)
137
(2,269.7)
172
(2,880.6)
138
(2,321.7)
129
(2,136.5)
91
(1,495.2)
128
(2,096.3)
96
(1,567.3)
61
(994.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(166.4)
12
(198.8)
7
(117.2)
9
(151.4)
11
(182.2)
7
(115.0)
10
(163.8)
11
(179.6)
4
(65.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(16.6)
1
(16.6)
1
(16.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.6)
2
(32.9)
2
(32.8)
2
(32.7)
2
(32.6)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 307.2)202.1267.0278.1254.4168.9108.2195.2141.780.5

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime 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 18 registered sex offenders living in Independence, Iowa as of February 13, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Independence to the number of sex offenders is 332 to 1.


See how dangerous Independence, IA is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Independence:

80.5
Oelwein:

237.3
Evansdale:

273.9
Vinton:

89.5
Manchester:

169.7
Violent crime rate in 2010
Independence:

33.4
U.S. Average:

223.2
Violent crime rate in 2009
Independence:

66.9
U.S. Average:

238.0
Violent crime rate in 2008
Independence:

58.7
U.S. Average:

252.4
Violent crime rate in 2006
Independence:

8.4
U.S. Average:

264.1
Violent crime rate in 2005
Independence:

25.4
U.S. Average:

258.9
Violent crime rate in 2004
Independence:

8.6
U.S. Average:

256.0
Violent crime rate in 2003
Independence:

17.1
U.S. Average:

262.6
Violent crime rate in 2002
Independence:

84.8
U.S. Average:

272.2
Violent crime rate in 2001
Independence:

68.2
U.S. Average:

276.6
Property crime rate in 2010
Independence:

121.0
U.S. Average:

276.4
Property crime rate in 2009
Independence:

201.4
U.S. Average:

285.6
Property crime rate in 2008
Independence:

320.3
U.S. Average:

302.2
Property crime rate in 2006
Independence:

191.8
U.S. Average:

317.3
Property crime rate in 2005
Independence:

293.3
U.S. Average:

322.3
Property crime rate in 2004
Independence:

552.0
U.S. Average:

327.4
Property crime rate in 2003
Independence:

556.4
U.S. Average:

334.1
Property crime rate in 2002
Independence:

418.1
U.S. Average:

336.9
Property crime rate in 2001
Independence:

288.8
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

City-data.com crime index per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Iowa average:

1.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Iowa average:

1.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Iowa average:

1.75

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Iowa average:

1.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 11 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Iowa average:

1.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 11 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Iowa average:

1.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 15 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Iowa average:

1.70

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Iowa average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 14 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Iowa average:

1.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 14 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Iowa average:

1.70


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Independence

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Officers

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Civilians

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Zip codes: 50644.