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Total crime 66%
Violent crime 70%
Property crime 65%
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 peopleMediapolis/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)844 (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)113 (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)732 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Mediapolis crime rates are 66% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mediapolis are 70% lower than the national average
  • In Mediapolis you have a 1 in 119 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mediapolis is safer than 76% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mediapolis has increased by 3%

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

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      Daily Crime In Mediapolis (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mediapolis

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mediapolis is 1 in 888
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mediapolis is 1 in 137
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mediapolis is 1 in 119

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

      Mediapolis police department

      ItemMediapolisIowaNational
      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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      Beaverdale, IA1,385104673777
      Danville, IA1,079110717828
      Wapello, IA1,922111722834
      New London, IA1,945119770889
      Winfield, IA1,068122790911
      Oquawka, IL1,4632059301,135
      Oakville, IA1573142,0402,354
      Mediapolis, IA1,536113732844

      Cities with similar population

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      Marsing, ID1,536114621734
      Waterville, NY1,536183701885
      New Middletown, OH1,536119836955
      Nissequogue, NY1,53650193243
      Raleigh, MS1,5361301,1081,237
      Mediapolis, IA1,536113732844
      Source: The Mediapolis, 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.