Reported Annual Crime In Marshalltown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMarshalltown/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime976n/a (estimate)3,5332,3772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMarshalltown/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.62.35.3
Rape15n/a54.339.840.4
Robbery14n/a50.736.6102.8
Assault133n/a481.4212.0248.5
Violent crime163n/a (estimate)590291386
Burglary181n/a655.1479.5468.9
Theft572n/a2,070.41,447.61,745.0
Vehicle theft60n/a217.2159.0236.9
Property crime813n/a (estimate)2,9432,0862,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Marshalltown, IA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Marshalltown, IA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Marshalltown, IA averages 49% higher than the rest of Iowa while the rate of crime on a national scale is 25% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Marshalltown, IA is 103% higher than the average rate of crime in Iowa and 53% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 41% higher than the remainder of the state of Iowa and 20% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Marshalltown, IA area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
State Center, IA1,475136408544
Conrad, IA1,088111796907
Haverhill, IA1753182,2792,597
Gladbrook, IA8193382,4262,765
Baxter, IA9713392,4312,770
Le Grand, IA9543412,4462,788
Melbourne, IA8683562,5552,912
Marshalltown, IA27,7495902,9433,533

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Marshalltown is 25% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.68 daily crimes that occur in Marshalltown.
  • Marshalltown is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Marshalltown you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Marshalltown has decreased by 16%.

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Daily Crime In Marshalltown (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Marshalltown, IA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Iowa and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Marshalltown, IA are 1.49 times more than the Iowa average and 1.25 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Marshalltown, IA are 2.03 times more than than Iowa and 1.53 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Marshalltown, IA are 1.41 times more than than Iowa and 1.20 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Marshalltown (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Marshalltown, IA compared to every other city in Iowa as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Marshalltown, IA ranks safer than 12% of every city located within Iowa along with 17% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Iowa and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Marshalltown, IA. As a result, Marshalltown, IA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Marshalltown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Marshalltown is 1 in 170
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Marshalltown is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Marshalltown is 1 in 29
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Marshalltown, IA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Marshalltown, IA you have a 1 in 170 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Marshalltown, IA.

Year Over Year Crime In Marshalltown (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Marshalltown, IA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Marshalltown, IA has decreased by 21%, while the property crime rate in Marshalltown, IA has decreased by 15% year over year. The number of total crimes in Marshalltown, IA has decreased by 16% year over year.

Marshalltown police department

ItemMarshalltownIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)563,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.01.83.3
There are a total of 56 Marshalltown police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11.3% greater than the Iowa average and 38.5% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Iowa

StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
Iowa5,765196222
There are a total of 5,765 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 196 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 12% less than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Southlake, TX27,755621,2921,354
Harker Heights, TX27,7572433,1893,432
Holbrook, NY27,7653231,3271,650
Big Spring, TX27,7685964,8175,413
Mason City, IA27,7751364,1204,256
Marshalltown, IA27,7495902,9433,533
Source: The Marshalltown, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.