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Total crime 60%
Violent crime 6%
Property crime 71%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBlue Grass/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime18n/a (estimate)1,0331,9422,580
Murder0n/a0.01.75.0
Rape2n/a114.730.942.6
Robbery1n/a57.429.586.2
Assault4n/a229.5187.9246.8
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)402250381
Burglary2n/a114.7352.6376.0
Theft8n/a459.01,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a57.4148.5228.9
Property crime11n/a (estimate)6311,6922,200

Key findings

  • Blue Grass crime rates are 60% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Blue Grass are 6% higher than the national average
  • In Blue Grass you have a 1 in 97 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Blue Grass is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Blue Grass has not changed

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      Daily Crime In Blue Grass (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Blue Grass

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Blue Grass is 1 in 250
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Blue Grass is 1 in 159
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Blue Grass is 1 in 97

      Year Over Year Crime In Blue Grass (per 100,000 people)

      Blue Grass police department

      ItemBlue GrassIowaNational
      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
      Park View, IA2,71889604693
      Durant, IA2,03293626719
      Walcott, IA1,45061671732
      Wilton, IA2,808102688790
      Eldridge, IA6,12294781874
      Buffalo, IA1,226231694925
      Andalusia, IL1,148164783946
      Blue Grass, IA1,5634026311,033

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      East Berlin, PA1,5630195195
      Somerset, TX1,562106317423
      Freedom, PA1,5642691,2101,478
      Hamilton, IN1,564112641754
      McCord, OK1,5641691,0411,210
      Blue Grass, IA1,5634026311,033
      Source: The Blue Grass, 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.