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Total crime 0%
Violent crime 13%
Property crime 2%
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 peopleMarshalltown/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,577 (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)332 (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)2,245 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Marshalltown crime rates are equal to the national average
  • Violent crimes in Marshalltown are 13% lower than the national average
  • In Marshalltown you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Marshalltown is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Marshalltown has decreased by 27%

Marshalltown crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Marshalltown (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Marshalltown

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Marshalltown is 1 in 302
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Marshalltown is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Marshalltown is 1 in 39

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

      Marshalltown police department

      ItemMarshalltownIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)563,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.01.83.3
      There are a total of 56 Marshalltown police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11.5% greater than the Iowa average and 38.2% 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
      Conrad, IA1,07393629722
      Baxter, IA1,08195642736
      State Center, IA1,337105709814
      Le Grand, IA9952891,9562,245
      Haverhill, IA1692962,0002,296
      Gladbrook, IA8863042,0592,364
      Melbourne, IA8213082,0842,392
      Marshalltown, IA27,6373322,2452,577

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Garner, NC27,6253822,5172,899
      Kirkwood, MO27,6141081,3771,485
      Crofton, MD27,6633621,5671,929
      Forest Hills, MI27,667194715909
      Maywood, CA27,6723151,0941,409
      Marshalltown, IA27,6373322,2452,577
      Source: The Marshalltown, 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.