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Total crime 6%
Violent crime 18%
Property crime 4%
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 peopleMartensdale/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,419 (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)311 (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)2,107 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Martensdale crime rates are 6% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Martensdale are 18% lower than the national average
  • In Martensdale you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Martensdale is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Martensdale has decreased by 18%

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

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      Daily Crime In Martensdale (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Martensdale

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Martensdale is 1 in 322
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Martensdale is 1 in 48
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Martensdale is 1 in 42

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

      Martensdale police department

      ItemMartensdaleIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      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
      Van Meter, IA1,25684571655
      De Soto, IA1,06593629722
      St. Marys, IA210101684785
      Cumming, IA415101684785
      Norwalk, IA9,94483828910
      West Des Moines, IA61,6241511,0231,174
      Carlisle, IA4,0311551,0461,200
      Martensdale, IA4523112,1072,419

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Cherry Creek, NY4525622,3142,876
      Manzanola, CO4526424,3184,960
      White Pine, MI4526722,4753,147
      Tontogany, OH4522792,1682,447
      Taylor Springs, IL4525972,8583,456
      Martensdale, IA4523112,1072,419
      Source: The Martensdale, 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.