inside prison

Cedar Falls, IA | Crime Rates

Cedar Falls is a region located in IA, and has a population of 39,466. This region is policed by CEDAR FALLS POLICE DEPARTMENT.

Cedar Falls has an overall crime rate of 1,992 per 100,000 residents. This is one of the safest regions in the United States. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in Cedar Falls is 1 in 50 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for Cedar Falls for the previous 2 years was 2,275 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for Cedar Falls 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 Falls USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 1,992 4,506
Murder Rate 3.1 6
Robbery Rate 10 148
Rape Rate 28 30
Assault Rate 410 644
Burglary Rate 304 726
Forced Entry Rate 119 417
Larceny Rate 1,153 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 84 362

Policing Statistics

Cedar Falls USA
Overall Clearance 12% 28%
Homicide Clearance 32% 56%
Assault Clearance 21% 52%
Rape Clearance 7% 38%
Robbery Clearance 0% 23%
Burglary Clearance 4% 12%
Larceny Clearance 11% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 7% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 29 sex offender(s) in Cedar Falls. On a per capita basis, there are approximately 73 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in Cedar Falls. 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.

Iowa State, County & City Inmate Search
Search inmates, offenders, correctional supervision records, releases, recent arrests and inmates in custody across the state of Iowa.

Get Driving Directions to Cedar Falls,Iowa

Crime Statistics News

Trump correctly cites rising crime rates in cities
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump on Wednesday painted a dark picture of rising crime in American cities on Wednesday. But unlike a day earlier when he falsely claimed a record-high murder rate, Trump stuck to the facts.

Ellwood City crime stats mirror national trend
Saturday, February 4, 2017
Federal crime reports indicate that violent crime and crimes against property are on the decline in Ellwood City.

New York City Major Crimes Fall to Lowest Recorded Level
Monday, January 9, 2017
Major felony crime in New York City crime slid in 2016 to its lowest level in decades, even as other big U.S. cities reported jumps in homicides.

Top Stories: Crime rates rose this year
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Reflecting on the headlines: Anxiety over Chilliwack’s rising crime rate dominated public discussion through much of 2016.

see all crime statistics news.


Home | Terms | Contact | Site Map


© All rights reserved.