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Total crime 23%
Violent crime 33%
Property crime 21%
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 peopleKnoxville/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,986 (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)256 (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)1,730 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Knoxville crime rates are 23% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Knoxville are 33% lower than the national average
  • In Knoxville you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Knoxville is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Knoxville has decreased by 18%

Knoxville crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Knoxville (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Knoxville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Knoxville is 1 in 392
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Knoxville is 1 in 58
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Knoxville is 1 in 51

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

      Knoxville police department

      ItemKnoxvilleIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)143,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.91.83.3
      There are a total of 14 Knoxville police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.8% greater than the Iowa average and 41.4% less than the National average.

      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
      Pleasantville, IA1,76295643738
      Monroe, IA1,87596650747
      Melcher-Dallas, IA1,162120810929
      Pella, IA10,2801861,3181,504
      Runnells, IA5142611,7652,026
      Lacona, IA4723382,2842,622
      Harvey, IA2903462,3452,691
      Knoxville, IA7,2362561,7301,986

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Celina, TX7,236142833975
      Etowah, NC7,2372811,8572,138
      Lampasas, TX7,2382632,2902,553
      Milton, WA7,2393233,0723,395
      Lake Lorraine, FL7,2332251,3361,562
      Knoxville, IA7,2362561,7301,986
      Source: The Knoxville, 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.