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Total crime 62%
Violent crime 66%
Property crime 61%
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. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created 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)957 (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)128 (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)830 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Melcher-Dallas crime rates are 62% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Melcher-Dallas are 66% lower than the national average
  • In Melcher-Dallas you have a 1 in 105 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Melcher-Dallas is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Melcher-Dallas has increased by 3%

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 783
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Melcher-Dallas is 1 in 121
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Melcher-Dallas is 1 in 105

      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Pleasantville, IA1,762101659761
      Ackworth, IA662101,3631,573
      Chariton, IA4,2192331,5131,746
      Knoxville, IA7,2362731,7732,046
      Milo, IA9282891,8792,168
      Lacona, IA4723602,3412,702
      Lucas, IA1853652,3722,737
      Melcher-Dallas, IA1,162128830957

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      Stromsburg, NE1,1621339021,035
      Scanlon, MN1,1621028981,000
      Grand Meadow, MN1,1621139981,111
      Gaston, NC1,1621951,2351,430
      Rogersville, AL1,1616532,4473,100
      Melcher-Dallas, IA1,162128830957
      Source: The Melcher-Dallas, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.