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Total crime 16%
Violent crime 2%
Property crime 19%
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 peopleEast Peru/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,898 (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)387 (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)2,511 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • East Peru crime rates are 16% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in East Peru are 2% higher than the national average
  • In East Peru you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • East Peru is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in East Peru has increased by 3%

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

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      Daily Crime In East Peru (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in East Peru

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in East Peru is 1 in 259
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in East Peru is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in East Peru is 1 in 35

      Year Over Year Crime In East Peru (per 100,000 people)

      East Peru police department

      ItemEast PeruIowaNational
      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.

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      East Peru, IA983872,5112,898

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      East Peru, IA983872,5112,898
      Source: The East Peru, 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.