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Total crime 64%
Violent crime 69%
Property crime 63%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; 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 peopleMelcher-Dallas/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)929 (estimate)1,9422,580
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)120 (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)810 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Melcher-Dallas crime rates are 64% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Melcher-Dallas are 69% lower than the national average
  • In Melcher-Dallas you have a 1 in 108 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Melcher-Dallas is safer than 75% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Melcher-Dallas has decreased by 20%

Melcher-Dallas crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Melcher-Dallas (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Melcher-Dallas

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Melcher-Dallas is 1 in 837
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Melcher-Dallas is 1 in 124
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Melcher-Dallas is 1 in 108

      Year Over Year Crime In Melcher-Dallas (per 100,000 people)

      Melcher-Dallas police department

      ItemMelcher-DallasIowaNational
      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.

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      Pleasantville, IA1,76295643738
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      Milo, IA9282711,8332,104
      Lacona, IA4723382,2842,622
      Lucas, IA1853422,3152,657
      Melcher-Dallas, IA1,162120810929

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      Grand Meadow, MN1,1621069571,063
      Gaston, NC1,1621981,3071,505
      Stromsburg, NE1,1621269201,046
      Scanlon, MN1,16295861956
      Waitsburg, WA1,1631451,3721,518
      Melcher-Dallas, IA1,162120810929
      Source: The Melcher-Dallas, 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.