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Total crime 5%
Violent crime 17%
Property crime 3%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMalcom/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,440 (estimate)1,9422,580
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)314 (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)2,126 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Malcom crime rates are 5% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Malcom are 17% lower than the national average
  • In Malcom you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Malcom is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Malcom has decreased by 20%

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

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      Daily Crime In Malcom (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Malcom

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Malcom is 1 in 319
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Malcom is 1 in 48
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Malcom is 1 in 41

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

      Malcom police department

      ItemMalcomIowaNational
      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.

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      Montezuma, IA1,591104706811
      Brooklyn, IA1,422107723830
      Victor, IA1,026113767880
      Oakland Acres, IA116120814934
      Belle Plaine, IA2,562128864992
      Holiday Lake, IA3231831,2401,423
      Sully, IA8432871,9432,230
      Malcom, IA2973142,1262,440

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hudson, SD2974732,0192,492
      Browntown, WI2974082,1562,563
      Shickley, NE2973682,6833,050
      Prospect, NY2975022,0672,569
      Cloverdale, OR2973193,2243,543
      Malcom, IA2973142,1262,440
      Source: The Malcom, 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.