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Total crime 67%
Violent crime 71%
Property crime 66%
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 peopleLa Porte City/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)858 (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)110 (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)747 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • La Porte City crime rates are 67% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in La Porte City are 71% lower than the national average
  • In La Porte City you have a 1 in 117 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • La Porte City is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in La Porte City has decreased by 20%

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

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      Daily Crime In La Porte City (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in La Porte City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in La Porte City is 1 in 906
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in La Porte City is 1 in 134
      The chance of being a victim of crime in La Porte City is 1 in 117

      Year Over Year Crime In La Porte City (per 100,000 people)

      La Porte City police department

      ItemLa Porte CityIowaNational
      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
      Hudson, IA2,41469469538
      Jesup, IA2,80988592680
      Elk Run Heights, IA1,00689602691
      Dysart, IA1,41895645740
      Traer, IA1,73698661759
      Vinton, IA5,1663901,0151,405
      Raymond, IA8292191,4821,702
      La Porte City, IA2,403110747858

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      New Town, ND2,403152647800
      Valley View, PA2,403118573691
      Pottsboro, TX2,40442252294
      Le Center, MN2,4040770770
      Madison Center, CT2,40432264296
      La Porte City, IA2,403110747858
      Source: The La Porte City, 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.