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Total crime 68%
Violent crime 72%
Property crime 67%
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 peopleMechanicsville/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)807 (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)108 (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)699 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Mechanicsville crime rates are 68% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mechanicsville are 72% lower than the national average
  • In Mechanicsville you have a 1 in 124 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mechanicsville is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mechanicsville has increased by 3%

Mechanicsville crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Mechanicsville (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mechanicsville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mechanicsville is 1 in 929
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mechanicsville is 1 in 143
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mechanicsville is 1 in 124

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

      Mechanicsville police department

      ItemMechanicsvilleIowaNational
      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

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      Solon, IA2,39973476549
      Lisbon, IA1,90888571659
      Mount Vernon, IA4,48745652697
      Springville, IA1,07099641740
      Tipton, IA3,2011399001,039
      Bertram, IA3411741,1301,303
      Stone City, IA2882331,5111,744
      Mechanicsville, IA1,052108699807

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Houston, MN1,052000
      West Milton, PA1,052128588716
      Milledgeville, IL1,052106635741
      Tuscarora, PA1,052147673820
      Clay, KY1,052102893995
      Mechanicsville, IA1,052108699807
      Source: The Mechanicsville, 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.