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CEDAR RAPIDS, IA | Crime Rates

CEDAR RAPIDS is a region located in IA, and has a population of 126,988. This region is policed by CEDAR RAPIDS POLICE DEPARTMENT.

CEDAR RAPIDS has an overall crime rate of 5,119 per 100,000 residents. This is moderately more dangerous than the rest of the United States, but still about average. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in CEDAR RAPIDS is 1 in 20 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for CEDAR RAPIDS for the previous 2 years was 5,491 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for CEDAR RAPIDS has been decreasing over time.

Below are its crime rates and policing statistics according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports (UCR). For more specific crime statistics (NIBRS) for many US cities & counties, see Offense Statistics.

Crime Rates

(per 100,000) CEDAR RAPIDS USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 5,119 4,506
Murder Rate 2.1 6
Robbery Rate 68 148
Rape Rate 34 30
Assault Rate 1,152 644
Burglary Rate 871 726
Forced Entry Rate 294 417
Larceny Rate 2,823 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 169 362

Policing Statistics

Overall Clearance 45% 28%
Homicide Clearance 95% 56%
Assault Clearance 83% 52%
Rape Clearance 15% 38%
Robbery Clearance 28% 23%
Burglary Clearance 13% 12%
Larceny Clearance 42% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 16% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 238 sex offender(s) in CEDAR RAPIDS.

On a per capita basis, there are approximately 187 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in CEDAR RAPIDS. This is compared to the nation-wide average of 240 sex offenders per 100,000 people.

To search the official state sex offender registry for Iowa see

Data estimated from arrests & clearances from a sample from the Uniform Crime Reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, D.C. 2011. If missing data exist, these figures will tend to underestimate the true figures. is not responsible for the currency or accuracy of this data.

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