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Total crime 59%
Violent crime 64%
Property crime 58%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBelle Plaine/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,022 (estimate)2,0002,489
Murdern/an/an/a1.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a27.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a200.4250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)136 (estimate)267379
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a163.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)886 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Belle Plaine crime rates are 59% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Belle Plaine are 64% lower than the national average
  • In Belle Plaine you have a 1 in 98 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Belle Plaine is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Belle Plaine has increased by 3%

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The Belle Plaine crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Belle Plaine 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 Belle Plaine crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Belle Plaine (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Belle Plaine

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Belle Plaine is 1 in 734
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Belle Plaine is 1 in 113
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Belle Plaine is 1 in 98

      Year Over Year Crime In Belle Plaine (per 100,000 people)

      Belle Plaine police department

      ItemBelle PlaineIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)43,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.61.83.3
      There are a total of 4 Belle Plaine police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.8% less than the Iowa average and 51.7% less than the National average.

      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Brooklyn, IA1,422114741855
      Victor, IA1,026121786907
      Marengo, IA2,927130847978
      Holiday Lake, IA3231961,2711,467
      Conroy, IA3752321,5091,741
      Luzerne, IA1382821,8342,117
      Ladora, IA3082911,8892,179
      Belle Plaine, IA2,5621368861,022

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Dillsburg, PA2,562128586714
      Pleasant Ridge, MI2,5620609609
      Fairlawn, VA2,56297767864
      Chesterfield, IN2,5621991,0561,255
      The Hills, TX2,56266375441
      Belle Plaine, IA2,5621368861,022
      Source: The Belle Plaine, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.