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


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

Crime rate in Waukee, IA

The 2017 crime rate in Waukee, IA was 119 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 2.3 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 45.3% of U.S. cities. The 2017 Waukee crime rate rose by 49% compared to 2014. In the last 5 years Waukee has seen an increase in violent crime and in property crime.
See how dangerous Waukee, IA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Waukee:

118.8
Clive:

94.6
West Des Moines:

176.2
Urbandale:

131.5
Windsor Heights:

282.3
Adel:

352.1
Johnston:

102.6
Des Moines:

426.8
Norwalk:

62.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Waukee by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(11.8)
1
(10.8)
3
(25.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.8)
2
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
2
(11.1)
9
(44.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(35.3)
17
(183.5)
18
(150.7)
10
(75.3)
16
(118.0)
13
(92.3)
16
(115.4)
9
(61.9)
9
(54.1)
12
(66.8)
21
(103.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
59
(694.0)
53
(572.2)
53
(443.7)
103
(775.7)
107
(789.2)
61
(432.9)
58
(418.4)
33
(227.0)
36
(216.4)
29
(161.5)
48
(235.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
149
(1,753)
120
(1,296)
135
(1,130)
125
(941.3)
130
(958.8)
142
(1,008)
117
(844.0)
108
(742.8)
97
(583.2)
113
(629.5)
152
(746.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(94.1)
10
(108.0)
10
(83.7)
3
(22.6)
2
(14.8)
4
(28.4)
6
(43.3)
4
(27.5)
1
(6.0)
5
(27.9)
38
(186.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(58.8)
1
(10.8)
1
(8.4)
2
(15.1)
1
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.9)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)142.7149.1133.2111.1130.2102.789.660.254.661.0118.8

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 4 registered sex offenders living in Waukee, Iowa as of February 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Waukee is 4,277 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
Waukee:

98.2
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2014
Waukee:

44.6
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Waukee:

33.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Waukee:

30.9
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Waukee:

57.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Waukee:

60.3
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Waukee:

73.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Waukee:

41.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Waukee:

100.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Waukee:

108.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Waukee:

29.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Waukee:

0.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Waukee:

7.9
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Waukee:

71.2
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Waukee:

112.5
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2014
Waukee:

68.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Waukee:

73.3
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Waukee:

86.7
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Waukee:

132.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Waukee:

141.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Waukee:

208.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Waukee:

205.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Waukee:

157.8
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Waukee:

195.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Waukee:

240.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Waukee:

171.1
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Waukee:

73.0
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Waukee:

107.9
U.S. Average:

336.9
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: 25 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.05
Iowa average:

1.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 23 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.03
Iowa average:

1.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 22 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.99
Iowa average:

1.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 20 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.85
Iowa average:

1.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 17 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.84
Iowa average:

1.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 18 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.96
Iowa average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.96
Iowa average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 16 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.01
Iowa average:

1.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 17 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.06
Iowa average:

1.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.89
Iowa average:

1.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.90
Iowa average:

1.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.00
Iowa average:

1.70

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Iowa average:

1.70

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Iowa average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Iowa average:

1.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 11 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Iowa average:

1.70

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

Zip codes: 50263.