Reported Annual Crime In Polk City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePolk City/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)619 (estimate)2,3332,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePolk City/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)76 (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)543 (estimate)2,0472,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Polk City is 78% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.69 daily crimes that occur in Polk City.
  • Polk City is safer than 86% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Polk City you have a 1 in 162 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Polk City has decreased by 25%.

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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 1319
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Polk City is 1 in 185
The chance of being a victim of crime in Polk City is 1 in 162

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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Saylorville, IA2,94464460524
Granger, IA1,40879564643
Slater, IA1,58789635724
Dallas Center, IA1,75790646736
Huxley, IA3,370115822937
Polk City, IA3,77076543619

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lafayette, OR3,7701651,8702,035
Shark River Hills, NJ3,770110704815
Wonder Lake, IL3,7691961,0151,210
Northern Cambria, PA3,7692121,2211,433
North Muskegon, MI3,7691061,7751,881
Polk City, IA3,77076543619
Source: The Polk City, 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.