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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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCotter/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)n/a (estimate)1,9422,580
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)n/a (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)n/a (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Cotter crime rates are equal to the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cotter are equal to the national average
  • In Cotter you have a chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cotter is safer than 97% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cotter has not changed

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

      Cotter police department

      ItemCotterIowaNational
      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

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      Lone Tree, IA1,48288592680
      Riverside, IA1,05490612702
      Kalona, IA2,47996647743
      Wapello, IA1,922104705809
      Wayland, IA1,027107727835
      Winfield, IA1,068114771884
      Columbus Junction, IA2,2141308821,012
      Cotter, IA38n/an/an/a

      Cities with similar population

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      Vining, MN383443,1163,460
      Boy River, MN383563,2223,578
      Manchester, MN382432,1992,441
      Elliott, MD385702,4703,039
      Hampden, ND384092,9713,381
      Cotter, IA38n/an/an/a
      Source: The Cotter, 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.