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Total crime 55%
Violent crime 57%
Property crime 54%
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 peopleCarlisle/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime49n/a (estimate)1,1312,0002,489
Murder0n/a0.01.95.0
Rape2n/a46.136.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.027.481.6
Assault5n/a115.4200.4250.2
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)162267379
Burglary9n/a207.7371.1340.5
Theft32n/a738.31,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a23.1163.0219.9
Property crime42n/a (estimate)9691,7342,110

Key findings

  • Carlisle crime rates are 55% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Carlisle are 57% lower than the national average
  • In Carlisle you have a 1 in 89 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Carlisle is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Carlisle has decreased by 6%

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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 1.77 times less than the Iowa average and 2.20 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Carlisle is 1.65 times less than the Iowa average and 2.35 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Carlisle has a daily crime rate that is 1.79 times less than the Iowa average and 2.18 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 73% of other cities in the state of Iowa. In addition, Carlisle is safer than 65% 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 above 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 620
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Carlisle is 1 in 104
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Carlisle is 1 in 89
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Carlisle, Iowa you have a 1 in 620 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 104 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 89 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 5%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 7% year over year. Total crimes for Carlisle has decreased by 6% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Prairie City, IA1,97358173230
      Saylorville, IA3,44595616711
      Pleasantville, IA1,762101659761
      Norwalk, IA9,94434750783
      St. Marys, IA210108701808
      Cumming, IA415108701808
      Colfax, IA1,925111720831
      Carlisle, IA4,0311629691,131

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Adel, IA4,0302142,1422,356
      Washington Park, IL4,0294231,9182,341
      Scandia, MN4,02983734818
      Rigby, ID4,02871828899
      Fulton, MS4,0343963,4623,858
      Carlisle, IA4,0311629691,131
      Source: The Carlisle, 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.