Reported Annual Crime In Mason City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMason City/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime943n/a (estimate)3,4532,3332,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMason City/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.34.9
Rape0n/a0.037.038.6
Robbery10n/a36.633.5101.9
Assault31n/a113.5213.2237.8
Violent crime41n/a (estimate)150286373
Burglary188n/a688.3476.7491.4
Theft695n/a2,544.71,431.61,775.4
Vehicle theft19n/a69.6139.0220.2
Property crime902n/a (estimate)3,3032,0472,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Mason City, IA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Mason City, IA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Mason City, IA crime rates are 48% higher than in comparison to the Iowa mean and are 21% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Mason City, IA has a rate that is 48% lower than the Iowa average; compared to the United States, it is 60% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Mason City, IA is 61% higher than its state's mean, and 33% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mason City is 21% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.46 daily crimes that occur in Mason City.
  • Mason City is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mason City you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mason City has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Mason City (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Mason City, 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 Mason City, IA are 1.48 times more than the Iowa average and 1.21 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Mason City, IA are 1.91 times less than than Iowa and 2.48 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Mason City, IA are 1.61 times more than than Iowa and 1.33 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Mason City (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Mason City, IA area in comparison to other Iowa communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Mason City, IA being safer than 40% of cities in Iowa and 42% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Iowa cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Mason City, IA. In conclusion, Mason City, IA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mason City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mason City is 1 in 667
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mason City is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mason City is 1 in 29
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Mason City, IA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Mason City, IA you have a 1 in 667 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 31 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 Mason City, IA.

Year Over Year Crime In Mason City (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Mason City, IA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Mason City, IA has increased by 60%, the amount of property crime in Mason City, IA has decreased by 3%, and the total amount of crime in Mason City, IA has decreased by 2% year to year.

Mason City police department

ItemMason CityIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)503,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.81.83.3
There are a total of 50 Mason City police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.2% less than the Iowa average and 45.4% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rockwell, IA1,028107766874
Nora Springs, IA1,517120856975
Manly, IA1,4441339491,082
Ventura, IA6671521,0851,236
Hanlontown, IA1773212,2982,619
Mason City, IA27,7751503,3033,453

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Big Spring, TX27,7688034,6195,421
Holbrook, NY27,7653261,3771,703
Harker Heights, TX27,7572732,7583,031
Southlake, TX27,755341,1881,221
Marshalltown, IA27,7497463,4504,196
Mason City, IA27,7751503,3033,453
Source: The Mason City, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.