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Total crime 22%
Violent crime 47%
Property crime 18%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleManchester/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime96n/a (estimate)1,9362,0002,489
Murder0n/a0.01.95.0
Rape2n/a40.336.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.027.481.6
Assault8n/a161.4200.4250.2
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)202267379
Burglary17n/a342.9371.1340.5
Theft63n/a1,270.71,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theft6n/a121.0163.0219.9
Property crime86n/a (estimate)1,7351,7342,110

Key findings

  • Manchester crime rates are 22% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Manchester are 47% lower than the national average
  • In Manchester you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Manchester is safer than 49% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Manchester has decreased by 25%

Manchester crime map

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

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Compare Manchester, IA Crime

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      Daily Crime In Manchester (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Manchester, Iowa is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Manchester are 1.03 times less than the Iowa average and 1.29 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Manchester are 1.32 times less than than Iowa and 1.88 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Manchester are 1.00 times more than than Iowa and 1.22 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Manchester (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Manchester to every other city in Iowa, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Manchester safe? The gauges above illustrate that Manchester is safer than 55% of every city located within Iowa along with 49% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Iowa and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Manchester, IA is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Manchester

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Manchester is 1 in 496
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Manchester is 1 in 58
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Manchester is 1 in 52
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Manchester? In Manchester, IA you have a 1 in 496 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Manchester.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Manchester is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Manchester has decreased by 49% and the rate of property crime in Manchester has decreased by 21%. The total crime rate in Manchester has decreased by 25% year to year.

      Manchester police department

      ItemManchesterIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)133,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.51.83.3
      There are a total of 13 Manchester police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 39.6% greater than the Iowa average and 22.6% less than the National average.

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Strawberry Point, IA1,357118767885
      Delaware, IA1332741,7792,052
      Ryan, IA3642881,8732,161
      Delhi, IA4453041,9762,280
      Earlville, IA8353212,0832,404
      Edgewood, IA7953272,1252,452
      Winthrop, IA9153282,1332,461
      Manchester, IA5,0832021,7351,936

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rutherford, PA5,0832831,2991,582
      Valparaiso, FL5,0841349201,054
      Gilbertsville, PA5,084173794967
      Kaser, NY5,0822731,0451,319
      Bealeton, VA5,0851821,4351,617
      Manchester, IA5,0832021,7351,936
      Source: The Manchester, 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.