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Total crime 38%
Violent crime 27%
Property crime 40%
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.
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 peopleHillsboro/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,235 (estimate)2,0022,346
Murdern/an/an/a3.56.5
Rapen/an/an/a40.738.4
Robberyn/an/an/a29.873.9
Assaultn/an/an/a229.4279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)491 (estimate)304388
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,130.11,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a197.1246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,744 (estimate)1,6981,958

Key findings

  • Hillsboro crime rates are 38% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hillsboro are 27% higher than the national average
  • In Hillsboro you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hillsboro is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hillsboro has not changed

Hillsboro crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Hillsboro (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hillsboro

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hillsboro is 1 in 204
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hillsboro is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hillsboro is 1 in 31

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

      Hillsboro police department

      ItemHillsboroIowaNational
      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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      West Point, IA1,020113632745
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      Mount Sterling, IA362641,4731,737
      Houghton, IA1523221,7972,119
      Hillsboro, IA2284912,7443,235

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      Taylor Landing, TX2282781,3991,677
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      Hillsboro, IA2284912,7443,235
      Source: The Hillsboro, 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.