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Total crime 61%
Violent crime 66%
Property crime 60%
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 peopleMarengo/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)978 (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)130 (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)847 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Marengo crime rates are 61% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Marengo are 66% lower than the national average
  • In Marengo you have a 1 in 103 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Marengo is safer than 71% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Marengo has increased by 3%

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 767
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Marengo is 1 in 119
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Marengo is 1 in 103

      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, IA1,42854349403
      Atkins, IA1,71360388447
      Victor, IA1,026121786907
      Williamsburg, IA3,144127791918
      Belle Plaine, IA2,5621368861,022
      Amana, IA3671881,2191,406
      Middle Amana, IA4231931,2541,447
      Marengo, IA2,927130847978

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      St. Clair, PA2,927178815992
      Clarence, NY2,927153584737
      Hildale, UT2,9261481,3601,508
      Roosevelt Gardens, FL2,9282101,1941,404
      Sharpes, FL2,9282101,1941,404
      Marengo, IA2,927130847978
      Source: The Marengo, 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.