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Total crime 6%
Violent crime 18%
Property crime 4%
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 peopleHancock/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,425 (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)312 (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)2,113 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Hancock crime rates are 6% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hancock are 18% lower than the national average
  • In Hancock you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hancock is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hancock has decreased by 20%

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

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      Daily Crime In Hancock (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hancock

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hancock is 1 in 321
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hancock is 1 in 48
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hancock is 1 in 42

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

      Hancock police department

      ItemHancockIowaNational
      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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      Avoca, IA1,47894639734
      Oakland, IA1,54499670769
      Griswold, IA1,176116785901
      Bentley, IA1071491,0111,160
      Treynor, IA9572111,4261,637
      Minden, IA6342771,8732,150
      Neola, IA9782791,8892,168
      Hancock, IA1933122,1132,425

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hope, NJ1931701,1471,317
      Ironton, MI1933491,2851,633
      Thawville, IL1936202,9643,584
      Iliff, CO1936264,2124,838
      Union, NE1934092,9843,393
      Hancock, IA1933122,1132,425
      Source: The Hancock, 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.