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Total crime 36%
Violent crime 39%
Property crime 36%
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 peopleIota/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,642 (estimate)3,8142,580
Murdern/an/an/a11.45.0
Rapen/an/an/a44.742.6
Robberyn/an/an/a98.086.2
Assaultn/an/an/a383.4246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)232 (estimate)538381
Burglaryn/an/an/a668.1376.0
Theftn/an/an/a2,360.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a247.6228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,411 (estimate)3,2762,200

Key findings

  • Iota crime rates are 36% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Iota are 39% lower than the national average
  • In Iota you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Iota is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Iota has decreased by 3%

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

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      Daily Crime In Iota (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Iota

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Iota is 1 in 432
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Iota is 1 in 71
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Iota is 1 in 61

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

      Iota police department

      ItemIotaLouisianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a7,311558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

      Sex offenders in Louisiana

      StateTotal offendersLouisiana /100KNational /100K
      Louisiana12,948286266
      There are a total of 12,948 sex offenders in Louisiana. This yields a total of 286 sex offenders in Louisiana per 100,000 residents which is 8% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Basile, LA1,8332751,6751,950
      Elton, LA1,2952801,7051,985
      Jennings, LA10,1801911,8802,071
      Rayne, LA8,0512572,3952,652
      Roanoke, LA4796944,2254,919
      Estherwood, LA9567134,3395,051
      Mermentau, LA6947174,3695,086
      Iota, LA1,7372321,4111,642

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rural Hill, TN1,737139627766
      Glouster, OH1,7371661,7171,883
      Pine Island Center, FL1,7371458621,007
      Shasta, CA1,7371739201,093
      First Mesa, AZ1,7372671,5031,770
      Iota, LA1,7372321,4111,642
      Source: The Iota, LA 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.