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Total crime 14%
Violent crime 0%
Property crime 17%
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. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDiagonal/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,841 (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)379 (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)2,462 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Diagonal crime rates are 14% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Diagonal are equal to the national average
  • In Diagonal you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Diagonal is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Diagonal has increased by 3%

Diagonal crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Diagonal (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Diagonal

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Diagonal is 1 in 264
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Diagonal is 1 in 41
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Diagonal is 1 in 36

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

      Diagonal police department

      ItemDiagonalIowaNational
      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
      Sun Valley Lake, IA224108701808
      Mount Ayr, IA1,958119772891
      Lenox, IA1,424121788909
      Afton, IA9673672,3862,754
      Tingley, IA1773702,4022,772
      Maloy, IA193792,4582,837
      Ellston, IA363822,4822,864
      Diagonal, IA3193792,4622,841

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Odell, NE3194312,9163,347
      Montgomery, MI3196762,4513,127
      Amboy, IN3194842,5733,058
      Pleasure Bend, LA3197434,2805,023
      Teachey, NC3194732,9993,472
      Diagonal, IA3193792,4622,841
      Source: The Diagonal, 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.