Reported Annual Crime In Mount Pleasant

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMount Pleasant/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime158n/a (estimate)1,8832,3772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMount Pleasant/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.35.3
Rape1n/a11.939.840.4
Robbery0n/a0.036.6102.8
Assault11n/a131.1212.0248.5
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)143291386
Burglaryn/an/an/a479.5468.9
Theft128n/a1,525.81,447.61,745.0
Vehicle theft18n/a214.6159.0236.9
Property crime146n/a (estimate)1,7402,0862,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Mount Pleasant, IA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 21% lower than the average of crimes committed in Iowa. It is also 34% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Mount Pleasant, IA shows a crime rate that is 51% lower than the Iowa average. The crime rate is also 63% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Mount Pleasant, IA is shown to be 17% lower than the Iowa average and 29% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Wayland, IA1,0621238791,001
New London, IA1,8441269001,026
Westwood, IA1211511,0791,230
Houghton, IA1433082,2092,517
St. Paul, IA833242,3212,645
Danville, IA9893392,4292,768
Middletown, IA3023532,5342,887
Mount Pleasant, IA8,6821431,7401,883

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mount Pleasant is 34% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.16 daily crimes that occur in Mount Pleasant.
  • Mount Pleasant is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mount Pleasant you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mount Pleasant has decreased by 21%.

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Daily Crime In Mount Pleasant (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Mount Pleasant, IA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Iowa as well as those across America as a whole. The Mount Pleasant, IA total amount of daily offenses is 1.26 times less than the Iowa average and 1.51 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Mount Pleasant, IA is 2.03 times less than the Iowa average, and it is 2.70 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Mount Pleasant, IA has a daily crime figure that is 1.20 times less than the Iowa average and 1.41 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Mount Pleasant (higher is better)

How safe is Mount Pleasant, IA compared to other cities in Iowa and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Mount Pleasant, IA is safer than 65% of the cities in Iowa and 61% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Iowa and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Mount Pleasant, IA. Overall, Mount Pleasant, IA is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mount Pleasant

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mount Pleasant is 1 in 700
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mount Pleasant is 1 in 58
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Pleasant is 1 in 54
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Mount Pleasant, IA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Mount Pleasant, IA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 700. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 58 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Mount Pleasant, IA is 1 in 54.

Year Over Year Crime In Mount Pleasant (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Mount Pleasant, 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 Mount Pleasant, IA has increased by 54%, the amount of property crime in Mount Pleasant, IA has decreased by 24%, and the total amount of crime in Mount Pleasant, IA has decreased by 21% year to year.

Mount Pleasant police department

ItemMount PleasantIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)163,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.81.83.3
There are a total of 16 Mount Pleasant police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.3% greater than the Iowa average and 44.1% 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.

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Riverside, CT8,68280634714
Bay Minette, AL8,6825543,0713,625
Box Elder, SD8,6833121,7492,061
Old Orchard Beach, ME8,6791932,5432,736
Morrisville, PA8,6891172,3892,506
Mount Pleasant, IA8,6821431,7401,883
Source: The Mount Pleasant, 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.