Pella, IA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
154
Total Crimes
1,503.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-41.45%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Pella, IA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Pella is 1,503.9 per 100,000 people. That's -41.45% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -22.54% lower than the Iowa total crime rate of 1,941.5 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Pella SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
10

How Does Pella Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Pella
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 154 1,503.9 1,941.5 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 1.7 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 29.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 14 136.7 187.9 246.8
Violent Crime 19 185.5 250.1 368.9
Burglary 26 253.9 352.6 376.0
Larceny 96 937.5 1,190.4 1,594.6
Car Theft 13 127.0 148.5 228.9
Property Crime 135 1,318.4 1,691.5 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Pella

19
Violent Crimes
185.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-49.70%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 538.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Pella each year. That compares to a 1 in 399.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Pella is 185.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -49.70% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -25.81% lower than the Iowa violent crime rate of 250.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Pella

135
Property Crimes
1,318.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
-40.06%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 75.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Pella each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Pella is 1,318.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -40.06% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -22.06% lower than the Iowa property crime rate of 1,691.5 per 100,000 people.

Pella Crime Compared To Iowa Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Iowa.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Pella

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Ankeny, IA 61,090 961 1,573.1 1,360.3 212.8
Urbandale, IA 43,637 653 1,496.4 1,232.9 263.5
Johnston, IA 21,816 274 1,256.0 1,109.3 146.7
Altoona, IA 18,556 569 3,066.4 2,937.1 129.3
Clive, IA 17,913 286 1,596.6 1,518.5 78.2
Indianola, IA 15,953 449 2,814.5 2,250.4 564.2
Norwalk, IA 10,874 99 910.4 827.7 82.8
Pleasant Hill, IA 9,910 363 3,663.0 3,420.8 242.2
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