Annual Crime In Blockton (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBlockton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,080 (estimate)1,9422,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBlockton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
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)396 (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)2,683 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Blockton crime rates are 19% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Blockton are 4% higher than the national average
  • In Blockton you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Blockton is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Blockton has decreased by 18%

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Compare Blockton, IA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Blockton (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Blockton (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Blockton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Blockton is 1 in 253
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Blockton is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Blockton is 1 in 33

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

      Blockton police department

      ItemBlocktonIowaNational
      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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      Mount Ayr, IA1,958111753865
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      Maloy, IA193542,3992,753
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      Redding, IA593702,5012,871
      Sharpsburg, IA1133752,5382,913
      Blockton, IA1533962,6833,080

      Cities with similar population

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      Adrian, TX1533742,1512,525
      Java, SD1536202,6453,264
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      New Cambria, MO1537604,0094,769
      Blockton, IA1533962,6833,080
      Source: The Blockton, 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.