Storm Lake, IA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
353
Total Crimes
3,271.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
27.38%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Storm Lake, IA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Storm Lake is 3,271.5 per 100,000 people. That's 27.38% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 68.50% higher 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.

Storm Lake SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
4
Commute
10

How Does Storm Lake Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Storm Lake
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 353 3,271.5 1,941.5 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 1.7 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 29.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 56 519.0 187.9 246.8
Violent Crime 71 658.0 250.1 368.9
Burglary 49 454.1 352.6 376.0
Larceny 227 2,103.8 1,190.4 1,594.6
Car Theft 6 55.6 148.5 228.9
Property Crime 282 2,613.5 1,691.5 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Storm Lake

71
Violent Crimes
658.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
78.37%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 152.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Storm Lake each year. That compares to a 1 in 399.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Storm Lake is 658.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 78.37% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 163.12% higher than the Iowa violent crime rate of 250.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Storm Lake

282
Property Crimes
2,613.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
18.82%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 38.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Storm Lake each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Storm Lake is 2,613.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 18.82% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 54.51% higher than the Iowa property crime rate of 1,691.5 per 100,000 people.

Storm Lake 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 Storm Lake

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Spencer, IA 11,125 245 2,202.2 2,067.4 134.8
Carroll, IA 9,920 170 1,713.7 1,693.5 20.2
Denison, IA 8,304 80 963.4 782.8 180.6
Sheldon, IA 5,102 107 2,097.2 1,803.2 294.0
Cherokee, IA 4,954 44 888.2 585.4 302.8
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