Ankeny, IA Crime


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Ankeny, IA is a safe place to live when compared with the US average. The violent crime rate in Ankeny is 11.3, which is less than half of the US average of 22.7. Similarly, the property crime rate in Ankeny is 21.7, significantly lower than the US average of 35.4. Clearly, Ankeny is a generally safe city for both residents and visitors alike.

Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

Ankeny violent crime is 11.3. (The US average is 22.7)
Ankeny property crime is 21.7. (The US average is 35.4)

NOTE: Click on the links below to see charts for each crime category.
 Violent Crimes  - Murder  Rape  Robbery  Assault
 Property Crimes  - Burglary  Larceny  Auto Theft
Ankeny, IA Crime History
*Closest City
Year Violent Murder Rape Robbery Assault Property Burglary Larceny Auto
2000165.207.522.5135.23213.9510.62579.4123.9
200177.53.77.425.840.62613.72882233.592.3
200277.207.318.451.42322.4349.11881.591.9
2003116.93.326.716.770.12401.5467.61800.3133.6
2004108.801612.8802777.2851.11807.8118.4
2005104.102.98.792.52521.84541937.6130.1
200697.6016.316.365.12185.7379.71697.6108.5
200879.82.321.114.142.21503.6208.81257.337.5
2009103.7029.322.651.91565.2227.81308.129.3
2010104.52.226.717.857.81564.6233.41284.646.7
2011104.8019.64.480.71477.5235.71200.341.5
201273.1017.215.140.91385.5305.51039.140.9
201385.7010867.71388.6235.11081.871.7
2014109.2020.7088.51284.4203.41007.673.4
2015221.5030.43.6187.61189.6360.875276.8
2016216.13.430.413.5168.81276.3401.8790.184.4
2017212.8037.616.4158.81360.3234.1106462.2

   Crime in Nearby Cities
City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
Polk City, IA19.9498.74,12362019
Johnston, IA127.71,197.820,43562019
Altoona, IA129.32,937.114,61792017
Windsor Heights, IA265.55,412.64,897102019
Pleasant Hill, IA242.23,420.89,149112017
   Crime in Similar Size Cities
City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
West Des Moines, IA227.02,305.346,568152016
Ames, IA197.81,716.150,912202019
Waterloo, IA451.82,483.668,358832019
Iowa City, IA215.81,617.870,4111072019
Council Bluffs, IA789.75,845.261,8641212019

   Visualize the relationship between violent and property crime in similar size cities.

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Over 16 years ago

I moved to Ankeny from Southern CA in June, 2005. My immediate and lasting impression is the incredible home values here, the relatively low population density, and the  More

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Over 16 years ago

Ankeny is a great community to raise a family or to be single. The shools are wonderful and so many activities for kids and families. The weather when it is good, it  More

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Over 17 years ago

We don't call it "Ankenytopia" for nothing! This is the best town in Iowa! The schools are top-notch, the town is growing and getting more attractions. We are missing  More

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