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Des Moines Crime Rate Report (Iowa)

Des Moines crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 17 years with violent crime increasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Des Moines for 2019 is expected to be lower than in 2016.

The city violent crime rate for Des Moines in 2016 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 78.25% and the city property crime rate in Des Moines was higher than the national property crime rate average by 71.34%.

In 2016 the city violent crime rate in Des Moines was higher than the violent crime rate in Iowa by 143.55% and the city property crime rate in Des Moines was higher than the property crime rate in Iowa by 101.29%.

Property and Violent Crime
Des Moines Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita
Des Moines Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Des Moines Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2016 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault1,026
Arson44
Burglary1,944
Larceny and Theft5,920
Motor Vehicle Theft1,017
Murder and Manslaughter13
Rape140
Robbery318
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)9,626
Property Crime8,881
Violent Crime1,497
2019 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault1,000
Arson26
Burglary2,098
Larceny and Theft5,045
Motor Vehicle Theft946
Murder and Manslaughter17
Rape74
Robbery236
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)8,809
Property Crime8,064
Violent Crime1,326

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Des Moines Property Crime

Des Moines Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Des Moines Crime 2016

Des Moines Crime 2019

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Des Moines Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison

Des Moines Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Des Moines, Iowa crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Des Moines crime report data for 2019 was projected from 17 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2016.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.



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