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Total crime 5%
Violent crime 8%
Property crime 8%
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 peopleJamaica/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,715 (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)350 (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)2,366 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Jamaica crime rates are 5% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Jamaica are 8% lower than the national average
  • In Jamaica you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Jamaica is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Jamaica has decreased by 18%

Jamaica crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Jamaica (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jamaica

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jamaica is 1 in 287
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jamaica is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Jamaica is 1 in 37

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

      Jamaica police department

      ItemJamaicaIowaNational
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lake Panorama, IA1,09735237273
      Panora, IA1,09796649745
      Guthrie Center, IA1,650113766879
      Ogden, IA2,0694521,3571,810
      Linden, IA1863102,1002,410
      Dawson, IA1583162,1402,456
      Minburn, IA3663282,2192,547
      Jamaica, IA2423502,3662,715

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Madisonburg, PA2422781,3551,634
      Waterloo, OR2423813,8604,241
      Alice Acres, TX2424712,7143,186
      Bath, SD2425442,3212,865
      Saratoga, IN2425783,2983,876
      Jamaica, IA2423502,3662,715
      Source: The Jamaica, 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.