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Total crime 7%
Violent crime 6%
Property crime 10%
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 peopleLetts/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,671 (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)356 (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)2,314 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Letts crime rates are 7% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Letts are 6% lower than the national average
  • In Letts you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Letts is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Letts has increased by 3%

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

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      Daily Crime In Letts (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Letts

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Letts is 1 in 281
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Letts is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Letts is 1 in 38

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

      Letts police department

      ItemLettsIowaNational
      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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      Fruitland, IA1,19692600692
      Lone Tree, IA1,48293607701
      Wapello, IA1,922111722834
      Winfield, IA1,068122790911
      Columbus Junction, IA2,2141399041,043
      Muscatine, IA23,9091971,3431,541
      Nichols, IA3603262,1192,446
      Letts, IA4103562,3142,671

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hanley Falls, MN4103633,1943,556
      New Kingstown, PA410124567690
      Kingsland, AR4109304,5415,471
      Soudan, MN4103282,8923,220
      Rockland, ID4103241,7622,086
      Letts, IA4103562,3142,671
      Source: The Letts, 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.