Reported Annual Crime In Melvin

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMelvin/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,258 (estimate)2,3332,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMelvin/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.34.9
Rapen/an/an/a37.038.6
Robberyn/an/an/a33.5101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a213.2237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)399 (estimate)286373
Burglaryn/an/an/a476.7491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,431.61,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a139.0220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,859 (estimate)2,0472,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Melvin is 14% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.93 daily crimes that occur in Melvin.
  • Melvin is safer than 27% 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 4%.

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Daily Crime In Melvin (per 100,000 people)

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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 251
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/a3,838556,527
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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lake Park, IA1,065109780889
Sanborn, IA1,216120860980
Hartley, IA1,5991279061,032
Sibley, IA2,7121431,0221,164
Sheldon, IA5,0472951,0821,377
Melvin, IA2553992,8593,258

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bakersfield, MO2556743,8724,546
Elizabethtown, IL2555662,9303,496
Alvan, IL2555823,0123,594
Alderpoint, CA2556714,1244,795
Altona, IN2555203,4824,002
Melvin, IA2553992,8593,258
Source: The Melvin, 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.