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Total crime 6%
Violent crime 14%
Property crime 5%
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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 peopleMaxwell/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,196 (estimate)2,0022,346
Murdern/an/an/a3.56.5
Rapen/an/an/a40.738.4
Robberyn/an/an/a29.873.9
Assaultn/an/an/a229.4279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)333 (estimate)304388
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,130.11,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a197.1246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,862 (estimate)1,6981,958

Key findings

  • Maxwell crime rates are 6% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Maxwell are 14% lower than the national average
  • In Maxwell you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Maxwell is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Maxwell has not changed

Maxwell crime map

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      Daily Crime In Maxwell (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Maxwell

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Maxwell is 1 in 300
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Maxwell is 1 in 54
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Maxwell is 1 in 46

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

      Maxwell police department

      ItemMaxwellIowaNational
      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gilbert, IA1,18390502592
      Slater, IA1,617102567669
      Saylorville, IA3,445108604712
      Baxter, IA1,081115644759
      Huxley, IA3,474125701826
      State Center, IA1,337127712839
      Ankeny, IA53,4131651,1471,312
      Maxwell, IA8393331,8622,196

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      La Moille, IL8395792,1202,700
      Rosiclare, IL8396812,4923,173
      Doyline, LA8398793,9664,844
      Calvert Beach, MD8394211,6962,117
      Lyons, MI8396731,9152,588
      Maxwell, IA8393331,8622,196
      Source: The Maxwell, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.