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Total crime 64%
Violent crime 69%
Property crime 64%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; 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 peopleLa Porte City/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)884 (estimate)2,0002,489
Murdern/an/an/a1.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a27.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a200.4250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)118 (estimate)267379
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a163.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)766 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • La Porte City crime rates are 64% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in La Porte City are 69% lower than the national average
  • In La Porte City you have a 1 in 114 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • La Porte City is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in La Porte City has increased by 3%

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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 848
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in La Porte City is 1 in 131
      The chance of being a victim of crime in La Porte City is 1 in 114

      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

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      Hudson, IA2,41474480554
      Jesup, IA2,80994607701
      Elk Run Heights, IA1,00695617712
      Dysart, IA1,418102661763
      Traer, IA1,736104677782
      Vinton, IA5,166197631828
      Independence, IA6,0053611,3141,676
      La Porte City, IA2,403118766884

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      New Town, ND2,4030610610
      Valley View, PA2,403118540658
      Coopersburg, PA2,4021201,1561,275
      Pottsboro, TX2,40442252294
      Le Center, MN2,4040322322
      La Porte City, IA2,403118766884
      Source: The La Porte City, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.