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Total crime 24%
Violent crime 34%
Property crime 34%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMaquoketa/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime191n/a (estimate)3,2081,9422,580
Murder1n/a16.81.75.0
Rape1n/a16.830.942.6
Robbery2n/a33.629.586.2
Assault11n/a184.8187.9246.8
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)252250381
Burglary43n/a722.2352.6376.0
Theft131n/a2,200.21,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a33.6148.5228.9
Property crime176n/a (estimate)2,9561,6922,200

Key findings

  • Maquoketa crime rates are 24% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Maquoketa are 34% lower than the national average
  • In Maquoketa you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Maquoketa is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Maquoketa has not changed

Maquoketa crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Maquoketa (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Maquoketa for every 100,000 residents. The Maquoketa total amount of daily crime is 1.65 times more than the Iowa average and 1.24 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Maquoketa, is 1.01 times more than the Iowa average, and it is 1.51 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Maquoketa has a daily crime average that is 1.75 times more than the Iowa average and 1.34 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Maquoketa (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Maquoketa to every other city in Iowa, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Maquoketa safe? The gauges above illustrate that Maquoketa is safer than 33% of every city located within Iowa along with 32% 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, Maquoketa, IA is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Maquoketa

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Maquoketa is 1 in 397
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Maquoketa is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Maquoketa is 1 in 32
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Maquoketa? In Maquoketa, you have a 1 in 397 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 34. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Maquoketa, IA is 1 in 32.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Maquoketa, Iowa (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Maquoketa has not changed, the amount of property crime in Maquoketa has not changed, and the total amount of crime in Maquoketa has not changed year over year.

      Maquoketa police department

      ItemMaquoketaIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)173,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.81.83.3
      There are a total of 17 Maquoketa police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 53.5% greater than the Iowa average and 15% 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
      Preston, IA1,037104702806
      Bellevue, IA2,193110747858
      Springbrook, IA1372841,9242,209
      Goose Lake, IA2752891,9582,248
      Welton, IA1512962,0022,297
      Lowden, IA8533082,0872,395
      Delmar, IA4973092,0942,403
      Maquoketa, IA6,0252522,9563,208

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Munford, TN6,0254431,8562,299
      Waupaca, WI6,0262393,2263,465
      Ashton-Sandy Spring, MD6,024153661814
      Estherville, IA6,0275271,1571,685
      Pahokee, FL6,0227772,7603,537
      Maquoketa, IA6,0252522,9563,208
      Source: The Maquoketa, 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.