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Total crime 5%
Violent crime 17%
Property crime 3%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; 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 peopleFranklin/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,446 (estimate)1,9422,580
Murdern/an/an/a1.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a30.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a29.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a187.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)315 (estimate)250381
Burglaryn/an/an/a352.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,131 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Franklin crime rates are 5% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Franklin are 17% lower than the national average
  • In Franklin you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Franklin is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Franklin has decreased by 20%

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      Daily Crime In Franklin (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Franklin

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Franklin is 1 in 318
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Franklin is 1 in 47
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Franklin is 1 in 41

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

      Franklin police department

      ItemFranklinIowaNational
      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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      West Point, IA1,02093630723
      Danville, IA1,079103700803
      Nauvoo, IL1,2921919141,105
      Houghton, IA1522651,7912,055
      St. Paul, IA1003002,0322,332
      Denmark, IA2993112,1032,414
      Middletown, IA3613142,1222,435
      Franklin, IA1103152,1312,446

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Minneiska, MN1102232,0242,247
      Kevin, MT1105583,7224,280
      Gem, KS1106643,9864,651
      Ackerly, TX1106643,8254,489
      Mount Hermon, NJ1102171,4671,684
      Franklin, IA1103152,1312,446
      Source: The Franklin, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.