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Total crime 65%
Violent crime 70%
Property crime 65%
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 peopleLaurens/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)860 (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)115 (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)745 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Laurens crime rates are 65% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Laurens are 70% lower than the national average
  • In Laurens you have a 1 in 117 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Laurens is safer than 75% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Laurens has increased by 3%

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      Daily Crime In Laurens (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Laurens

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Laurens is 1 in 872
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Laurens is 1 in 135
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Laurens is 1 in 117

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

      Laurens police department

      ItemLaurensIowaNational
      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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      Pocahontas, IA1,789120776896
      Albert City, IA5893612,3472,708
      Plover, IA553642,3612,725
      Mallard, IA2803812,4772,858
      Webb, IA1863862,5062,892
      Gillett Grove, IA354232,7503,174
      Varina, IA964292,7893,218
      Laurens, IA1,272115745860

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Vienna Bend, LA1,2722491,4321,681
      Grant Park, IL1,27281324406
      Lubeck, WV1,272105526631
      Enfield, NH1,272110592701
      Rough and Ready, CA1,2712101,1071,317
      Laurens, IA1,272115745860
      Source: The Laurens, 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.