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Total crime 12%
Violent crime 23%
Property crime 10%
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, so estimates are used 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)2,195 (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)293 (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)1,902 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Maxwell crime rates are 12% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Maxwell are 23% lower than the national average
  • In Maxwell you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Maxwell is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Maxwell has increased by 3%

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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 342
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Maxwell is 1 in 53
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gilbert, IA1,18379513592
      Slater, IA1,61789579669
      Saylorville, IA3,44595616711
      Baxter, IA1,081101658759
      Huxley, IA3,474110716826
      Colfax, IA1,925111720831
      State Center, IA1,337112727839
      Maxwell, IA8392931,9022,195

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Chamberino, NM8391,1634,3505,513
      Spencer, NY8395422,0722,614
      Hereford, PA8394632,1232,586
      La Moille, IL8395542,5113,064
      Doyline, LA8397554,3485,103
      Maxwell, IA8392931,9022,195
      Source: The Maxwell, 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.