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Total crime 8%
Violent crime 5%
Property crime 11%
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 peopleBlakesburg/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,798 (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)360 (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)2,438 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Blakesburg crime rates are 8% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Blakesburg are 5% lower than the national average
  • In Blakesburg you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Blakesburg is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Blakesburg has decreased by 20%

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

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      Daily Crime In Blakesburg (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Blakesburg

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Blakesburg is 1 in 278
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Blakesburg is 1 in 42
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Blakesburg is 1 in 36

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

      Blakesburg police department

      ItemBlakesburgIowaNational
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Eddyville, IA1,207115781896
      Bloomfield, IA2,622126853980
      Albia, IA3,7952641,1881,452
      Unionville, IA782941,9922,286
      Udell, IA373412,3082,649
      Drakesville, IA1723422,3172,659
      Moravia, IA7923502,3662,715
      Blakesburg, IA3023602,4382,798

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Malta Bend, MO3027874,1484,935
      Malden-on-Hudson, NY3023561,4631,819
      Staley, NC3025313,5014,031
      Wheeler, IN3023732,1302,503
      Elgin, TN3029434,2695,212
      Blakesburg, IA3023602,4382,798
      Source: The Blakesburg, 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.