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Total crime 3%
Violent crime 10%
Property crime 5%
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.
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 peopleDakota City/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,557 (estimate)2,0002,489
Murdern/an/an/a1.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a27.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a200.4250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)341 (estimate)267379
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a163.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,216 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Dakota City crime rates are 3% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Dakota City are 10% lower than the national average
  • In Dakota City you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Dakota City is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Dakota City has increased by 3%

Dakota City crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Dakota City (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dakota City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dakota City is 1 in 294
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dakota City is 1 in 46
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dakota City is 1 in 40

      Year Over Year Crime In Dakota City (per 100,000 people)

      Dakota City police department

      ItemDakota CityIowaNational
      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
      Humboldt, IA4,60201,0481,048
      Eagle Grove, IA3,4681711,1131,284
      Vincent, IA1303182,0642,382
      Badger, IA4873352,1722,507
      Clare, IA2213412,2172,559
      Livermore, IA5083472,2552,602
      Bode, IA2823602,3382,698
      Dakota City, IA7133412,2162,557

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Uniontown, KY71301,9351,935
      Ironton, MN7133603,1723,532
      Bordelonville, LA7137804,4905,270
      Arrington, VA7132962,3402,636
      Madrone, NM7131,3144,9186,232
      Dakota City, IA7133412,2162,557
      Source: The Dakota City, 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.