Reported Annual Crime In Mount Vernon

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMount Vernon/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime68n/a (estimate)1,5022,3332,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMount Vernon/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.34.9
Rape1n/a22.137.038.6
Robbery0n/a0.033.5101.9
Assault2n/a44.2213.2237.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)66286373
Burglary12n/a265.1476.7491.4
Theft51n/a1,126.81,431.61,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a44.2139.0220.2
Property crime65n/a (estimate)1,4362,0472,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Mount Vernon, IA. The total number of reported crimes in Mount Vernon, IA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Mount Vernon, IA crime rate is 36% lower than the Iowa average and is 47% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Mount Vernon, IA has a violent crime rate that is 77% lower than the Iowa average and 82% lower than the national average. For property crime, Mount Vernon, IA is 30% lower than the Iowa average and 42% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mount Vernon is 47% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.12 daily crimes that occur in Mount Vernon.
  • Mount Vernon is safer than 76% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mount Vernon you have a 1 in 67 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mount Vernon has increased by 12%.

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

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Mount Vernon, IA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Iowa. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Mount Vernon, IA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Iowa state wide, are 1.55 times less than the state average and 1.90 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Mount Vernon, IA on a daily bases are 4.32 times less than than Iowa average and 5.62 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Mount Vernon, IA are 1.43 times less than the daily state average and 1.73 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Mount Vernon (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Mount Vernon, IA area in comparison to other Iowa communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Mount Vernon, IA being safer than 86% of cities in Iowa and 76% 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 Mount Vernon, IA. In conclusion, Mount Vernon, IA now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mount Vernon

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 1509
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 70
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 67
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Mount Vernon, IA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Mount Vernon, IA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 1509. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 70 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Mount Vernon, IA is 1 in 67.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Mount Vernon, 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 Vernon, IA has increased by 200%, the amount of property crime in Mount Vernon, IA has increased by 8%, and the total amount of crime in Mount Vernon, IA has increased by 12% year to year.

Mount Vernon police department

ItemMount VernonIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)63,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.31.83.3
There are a total of 6 Mount Vernon police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.2% less than the Iowa average and 59.8% 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
Robins, IA3,28254390444
Ely, IA1,96663448510
Tiffin, IA1,92172517590
Solon, IA2,46082584665
Lisbon, IA1,81294670764
Mount Vernon, IA4,532661,4361,502

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Ludlow, KY4,5332643,4103,674
McSwain, CA4,5312601,5981,858
Rolesville, NC4,5301091,7721,881
Perry, UT4,529432,3682,411
Mount Vernon, IA4,532661,4361,502
Source: The Mount Vernon, 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.