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Total crime 81%
Violent crime 79%
Property crime 82%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEmmetsburg/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime16n/a (estimate)4372,0022,346
Murder0n/a0.03.56.5
Rape0n/a0.040.738.4
Robbery0n/a0.029.873.9
Assault3n/a81.9229.4279.7
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)82304388
Burglary2n/a54.6371.1314.2
Theft10n/a273.11,130.11,398.0
Vehicle theft1n/a27.3197.1246.0
Property crime13n/a (estimate)3551,6981,958

Key findings

  • Emmetsburg crime rates are 81% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Emmetsburg are 79% lower than the national average
  • In Emmetsburg you have a 1 in 229 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Emmetsburg is safer than 86% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Emmetsburg has decreased by 60%

Emmetsburg crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Emmetsburg (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Emmetsburg for every 100,000 residents. The Emmetsburg total amount of daily crime is 4.58 times less than the Iowa average and 5.37 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Emmetsburg, is 3.70 times less than the Iowa average, and it is 4.73 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Emmetsburg has a daily crime average that is 4.78 times less than the Iowa average and 5.51 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Emmetsburg (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Emmetsburg in comparison to other Iowa communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Emmetsburg safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Emmetsburg being safer than 90% of cities in Iowa and 86% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Iowa cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Emmetsburg. In conclusion, Emmetsburg ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Emmetsburg

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Emmetsburg is 1 in 1221
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Emmetsburg is 1 in 282
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Emmetsburg is 1 in 229
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Emmetsburg? In Emmetsburg, you have a 1 in 1221 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 282. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Emmetsburg, IA is 1 in 229.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Emmetsburg, IA is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Emmetsburg has decreased by 62%, while the property crime rate in Emmetsburg has decreased by 59% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Emmetsburg has decreased by 60% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Emmetsburg police department

      ItemEmmetsburgIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)73,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.81.83.3
      There are a total of 7 Emmetsburg police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.8% less than the Iowa average and 45.1% less than the National average.

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      West Bend, IA8513501,9542,304
      Wallingford, IA1803882,1682,557
      Whittemore, IA5043942,1982,592
      Cylinder, IA764052,2632,668
      Rodman, IA394182,3362,754
      Fenton, IA3124232,3612,784
      Graettinger, IA7164262,3782,804
      Emmetsburg, IA3,80382355437

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      Hardin, MT3,8033081,3921,700
      Mulberry, OH3,802116693809
      High Ridge, MO3,8042971,3851,682
      Pea Ridge, FL3,8012261,0391,265
      Beach Haven West, NJ3,80174439513
      Emmetsburg, IA3,80382355437
      Source: The Emmetsburg, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.