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Total crime 74%
Violent crime 77%
Property crime 74%
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 peopleDallas Center/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)645 (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)86 (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)559 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Dallas Center crime rates are 74% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Dallas Center are 77% lower than the national average
  • In Dallas Center you have a 1 in 156 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Dallas Center is safer than 82% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Dallas Center has increased by 3%

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

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      Daily Crime In Dallas Center (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dallas Center

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dallas Center is 1 in 1163
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dallas Center is 1 in 179
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dallas Center is 1 in 156

      Year Over Year Crime In Dallas Center (per 100,000 people)

      Dallas Center police department

      ItemDallas CenterIowaNational
      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
      Granger, IA1,46168442510
      Polk City, IA4,11520499519
      Van Meter, IA1,25690585675
      Earlham, IA1,52396625721
      Clive, IA17,02240699740
      De Soto, IA1,06599645744
      Norwalk, IA9,94434750783
      Dallas Center, IA1,85186559645

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Moorhead, MS1,8511491,2721,420
      Crandon, WI1,8511641,1501,314
      Lebanon Junction, KY1,8515151101
      Churubusco, IN1,852156830986
      Bethlehem Village, CT1,85258452510
      Dallas Center, IA1,85186559645
      Source: The Dallas Center, 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.