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Total crime 19%
Violent crime 10%
Property crime 21%
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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 peopleLatimer/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,800 (estimate)2,0022,346
Murdern/an/an/a3.56.5
Rapen/an/an/a40.738.4
Robberyn/an/an/a29.873.9
Assaultn/an/an/a229.4279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)425 (estimate)304388
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,130.11,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a197.1246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,375 (estimate)1,6981,958

Key findings

  • Latimer crime rates are 19% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Latimer are 10% higher than the national average
  • In Latimer you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Latimer is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Latimer has not changed

Latimer crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Latimer (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Latimer

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Latimer is 1 in 236
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Latimer is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Latimer is 1 in 36

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

      Latimer police department

      ItemLatimerIowaNational
      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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      Hampton, IA4,326120120239
      Rockwell, IA1,100122681803
      Sheffield, IA1,283134747881
      Belmond, IA2,686150839989
      Meservey, IA1773541,9802,334
      Bradford, IA623842,1432,526
      Hansell, IA933912,1852,576
      Latimer, IA4994252,3752,800

      Cities with similar population

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      Bellefonte, AR4997432,8893,632
      Alleman, IA4992241,2531,477
      Norway, IN4994552,2672,722
      Benham, KY4993492,3982,747
      Browns Valley, MN4994393,3563,795
      Latimer, IA4994252,3752,800
      Source: The Latimer, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.