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Total crime 59%
Violent crime 6%
Property crime 70%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBlue Grass/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime18n/a (estimate)1,0332,0002,489
Murder0n/a0.01.95.0
Rape2n/a114.736.942.6
Robbery1n/a57.427.481.6
Assault4n/a229.5200.4250.2
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)402267379
Burglary2n/a114.7371.1340.5
Theft8n/a459.01,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a57.4163.0219.9
Property crime11n/a (estimate)6311,7342,110

Key findings

  • Blue Grass crime rates are 59% 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 35% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Blue Grass has not changed

Blue Grass crime map

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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
      Eldridge, IA6,12229602631
      Park View, IA2,71895619715
      Walcott, IA1,45061671732
      Durant, IA2,03299642741
      Wilton, IA2,808109705814
      Buffalo, IA1,226111721833
      Andalusia, IL1,148165747912
      Blue Grass, IA1,5634026311,033

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      East Berlin, PA1,5630195195
      Sutton-Alpine, AK1,5644321,4491,881
      Limestone, IL1,562153695848
      Somerset, TX1,5622061,1741,379
      McCord, OK1,5641561,0301,187
      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 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.