Reported Annual Crime In Melvin

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMelvin/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,319 (estimate)2,3772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMelvin/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.35.3
Rapen/an/an/a39.840.4
Robberyn/an/an/a36.6102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a212.0248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)406 (estimate)291386
Burglaryn/an/an/a479.5468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,447.61,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a159.0236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,913 (estimate)2,0862,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lake Park, IA1,171111795906
Sanborn, IA1,405122876998
Hartley, IA1,7171299231,052
Sibley, IA2,6671451,0411,186
Sheldon, IA5,0152571,0461,303
Everly, IA6243692,6433,012
Hospers, IA7563782,7073,085
Melvin, IA2354062,9133,319

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Melvin is 17% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.09 daily crimes that occur in Melvin.
  • Melvin is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Melvin you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Melvin has increased by 2%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Melvin

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Melvin is 1 in 247
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Melvin is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Melvin is 1 in 31

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

Melvin police department

ItemMelvinIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

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.

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Melvin, IA2354062,9133,319
Source: The Melvin, 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.