Reported Annual Crime In Melbourne

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMelbourne/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,392 (estimate)1,9422,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMelbourne/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
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)308 (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)2,084 (estimate)1,6922,200

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The Melbourne crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Melbourne 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 Melbourne crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Melbourne is 7% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.55 daily crimes that occur in Melbourne.
  • Melbourne is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Melbourne you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Melbourne has decreased by 18%.

Compare Melbourne, IA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Melbourne (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Melbourne (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Melbourne

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Melbourne is 1 in 325
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Melbourne is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in Melbourne is 1 in 42

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

Melbourne police department

ItemMelbourneIowaNational
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
Iowa5,765196222
There are a total of 5,765 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 196 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 12% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Baxter, IA1,08195642736
State Center, IA1,337105709814
Maxwell, IA8392741,8562,130
Colo, IA8862931,9842,278
Haverhill, IA1692962,0002,296
Zearing, IA5632982,0152,313
Mingo, IA2553152,1292,444
Melbourne, IA8213082,0842,392

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
East Bernstadt, KY8212922,7002,992
Rouzerville, PA8213551,7292,084
Andover, NY8215422,2292,770
Lone Oak, TN8214662,1082,574
Stantonsburg, NC8215313,5014,032
Melbourne, IA8213082,0842,392
Source: The Melbourne, 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.
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