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Total crime 65%
Violent crime 69%
Property crime 64%
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 peopleFayette/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)880 (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)117 (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)762 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Fayette crime rates are 65% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fayette are 69% lower than the national average
  • In Fayette you have a 1 in 114 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fayette is safer than 75% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fayette has increased by 3%

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      Daily Crime In Fayette (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fayette

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fayette is 1 in 853
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fayette is 1 in 132
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fayette is 1 in 114

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

      Fayette police department

      ItemFayetteIowaNational
      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

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      Fairbank, IA1,16893606700
      Strawberry Point, IA1,357118767885
      West Union, IA2,592124803927
      Sumner, IA2,205125809934
      Oelwein, IA6,1953061,5461,852
      Arlington, IA5263372,1852,522
      Clermont, IA5563432,2272,570
      Fayette, IA1,196117762880

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Kenton, TN1,1963352,3432,678
      Fruitland, IA1,19692600692
      Grantsburg, WI1,1964687011,169
      Thompson, ND1,19609898
      Memphis, MI1,19684084
      Fayette, IA1,196117762880
      Source: The Fayette, 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.