Annual Crime In Lake Mills (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Mills/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)910 (estimate)1,9422,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Mills/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
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)117 (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)793 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Lake Mills crime rates are 65% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lake Mills are 69% lower than the national average
  • In Lake Mills you have a 1 in 110 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lake Mills is safer than 76% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lake Mills has decreased by 18%

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Compare Lake Mills, IA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Lake Mills (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Lake Mills (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake Mills

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake Mills is 1 in 854
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake Mills is 1 in 127
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake Mills is 1 in 110

      Year Over Year Crime In Lake Mills (per 100,000 people)

      Lake Mills police department

      ItemLake MillsIowaNational
      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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      Forest City, IA4,043200501701
      Hanlontown, IA2113012,0392,340
      Leland, IA2473102,0962,405
      Joice, IA1953142,1282,443
      Fertile, IA3463202,1672,487
      Thompson, IA4663472,3462,692
      Crystal Lake, IA2023502,3682,718
      Lake Mills, IA2,027117793910

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gwinn, MI2,0272248241,047
      Woodstock, AL2,0272131,1531,365
      Bangor, MI2,0278192,8953,714
      Lyons, CO2,02789599688
      Lunenburg, MA2,0271571,5651,722
      Lake Mills, IA2,027117793910
      Source: The Lake Mills, 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.