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Total crime 18%
Violent crime 84%
Property crime 39%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarlisle/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime83n/a (estimate)1,9122,0022,346
Murder0n/a0.03.56.5
Rape3n/a69.140.738.4
Robbery0n/a0.029.873.9
Assault28n/a645.0229.4279.7
Violent crime31n/a (estimate)714304388
Burglary9n/a207.3371.1314.2
Theft41n/a944.51,130.11,398.0
Vehicle theft2n/a46.1197.1246.0
Property crime52n/a (estimate)1,1981,6981,958

Key findings

  • Carlisle crime rates are 18% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Carlisle are 84% higher than the national average
  • In Carlisle you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Carlisle is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Carlisle has increased by 69%

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

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      Daily Crime In Carlisle (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Carlisle, IA per 100,000 people. In Carlisle, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.05 times less than the Iowa average and 1.23 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Carlisle is 2.35 times more than the Iowa average and 1.84 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Carlisle has a daily crime rate that is 1.42 times less than the Iowa average and 1.63 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Carlisle (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Iowa and all other cities across the US, is Carlisle safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Carlisle is safer than 11% of other cities in the state of Iowa. In addition, Carlisle is safer than 14% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Iowa and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Carlisle. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Carlisle is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Carlisle

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Carlisle is 1 in 141
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Carlisle is 1 in 84
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Carlisle is 1 in 53
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Carlisle, Iowa you have a 1 in 141 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Carlisle.

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

      Determining whether Carlisle is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Carlisle violent crime rates have increased by 341%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 24% year over year. Total crimes for Carlisle has increased by 69% in the same time frame.

      Carlisle police department

      ItemCarlisleIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)73,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.81.83.3
      There are a total of 7 Carlisle police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.2% less than the Iowa average and 45.3% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Norwalk, IA9,94449106154
      Prairie City, IA1,97358173230
      Saylorville, IA3,445108604712
      Pleasantville, IA1,762116645761
      Cumming, IA415123686809
      St. Marys, IA210123686809
      Mitchellville, IA2,271138770907
      Carlisle, IA4,0317141,1981,912

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Adel, IA4,0302461,2991,545
      Washington Park, IL4,0294431,6202,062
      Scandia, MN4,02998751849
      Rigby, ID4,02823923946
      Fulton, MS4,0342262,8873,112
      Carlisle, IA4,0317141,1981,912
      Source: The Carlisle, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.