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Total crime 34%
Violent crime 43%
Property crime 33%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBalltown/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,693 (estimate)1,9422,580
Murdern/an/an/a1.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a30.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a29.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a187.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)218 (estimate)250381
Burglaryn/an/an/a352.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,475 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Balltown crime rates are 34% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Balltown are 43% lower than the national average
  • In Balltown you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Balltown is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Balltown has decreased by 18%

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The Balltown crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Balltown as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Balltown crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Balltown (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Balltown

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Balltown is 1 in 459
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Balltown is 1 in 68
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Balltown is 1 in 60

      Year Over Year Crime In Balltown (per 100,000 people)

      Balltown police department

      ItemBalltownIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

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      Peosta, IA1,88167456523
      Farley, IA1,68872490562
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      Epworth, IA2,06896649745
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      Asbury, IA5,20198662760
      Dyersville, IA4,180142854996
      Balltown, IA682181,4751,693

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      San Acacio, CO686424,3184,960
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      Judith Gap, MT685143,4323,946
      Paynesville, MO687704,0594,829
      Balltown, IA682181,4751,693
      Source: The Balltown, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.