Reported Annual Crime In Polk City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePolk City/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)630 (estimate)2,3772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePolk City/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)77 (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)553 (estimate)2,0862,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Saylorville, IA2,94465469534
Clive, IA16,246146420566
Granger, IA1,40880575655
Slater, IA1,58790647738
Dallas Center, IA1,75792658750
Huxley, IA3,370117838955
Woodward, IA1,485122872994
Polk City, IA3,77077553630

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Polk City is 78% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.73 daily crimes that occur in Polk City.
  • Polk City is safer than 88% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Polk City you have a 1 in 159 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Polk City has increased by 2%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Polk City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Polk City is 1 in 1297
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Polk City is 1 in 181
The chance of being a victim of crime in Polk City is 1 in 159

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

Polk City police department

ItemPolk CityIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)63,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.71.83.3
There are a total of 6 Polk City police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.5% less than the Iowa average and 47.3% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lafayette, OR3,7701681,8812,049
Shark River Hills, NJ3,770106669775
North Muskegon, MI3,7691061,6671,773
Pixley, CA3,7693391,9452,284
Carter Lake, IA3,7716333,0343,667
Polk City, IA3,77077553630
Source: The Polk City, 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.