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Total crime 63%
Violent crime 68%
Property crime 62%
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 peopleMarengo/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)949 (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)122 (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)827 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Marengo crime rates are 63% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Marengo are 68% lower than the national average
  • In Marengo you have a 1 in 106 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Marengo is safer than 75% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Marengo has increased by 70%

Marengo crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Marengo (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Marengo

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Marengo is 1 in 819
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Marengo is 1 in 121
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Marengo is 1 in 106

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

      Marengo police department

      ItemMarengoIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)43,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.61.83.3
      There are a total of 4 Marengo police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.4% less than the Iowa average and 51.4% 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
      Walford, IA1,42850340391
      Atkins, IA1,71356378434
      Williamsburg, IA3,144125657782
      Victor, IA1,026113767880
      Belle Plaine, IA2,562128864992
      Amana, IA3671761,1891,365
      Middle Amana, IA4231811,2241,404
      Marengo, IA2,927122827949

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      St. Clair, PA2,9271788651,043
      Clarence, NY2,927149612761
      Sharpes, FL2,9282141,2691,484
      Hildale, UT2,9261461,4911,637
      Roosevelt Gardens, FL2,9282141,2701,484
      Marengo, IA2,927122827949
      Source: The Marengo, 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.