Reported Annual Crime In Melrose

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMelrose/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,283 (estimate)2,4192,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMelrose/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.35.3
Rapen/an/an/a39.241.7
Robberyn/an/an/a39.898.0
Assaultn/an/an/a211.0248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)398 (estimate)293383
Burglaryn/an/an/a479.3430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,468.61,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a177.4237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,885 (estimate)2,1252,362

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The Melrose crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Melrose as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Melrose crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Melrose is 20% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9 daily crimes that occur in Melrose.
  • Melrose is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Melrose you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Melrose has increased by 2%.

Compare Melrose, IA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Melrose (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Melrose (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Melrose

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Melrose is 1 in 252
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Melrose is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Melrose is 1 in 31

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

Melrose police department

ItemMelroseIowaNational
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
Albia, IA3,7952641,1881,452
Chariton, IA4,2192561,8542,109
Moravia, IA7924102,9713,381
Rathbun, IA814112,9823,394
Lovilia, IA6004383,1743,612
Russell, IA5164423,2053,647
Williamson, IA1134453,2313,676
Melrose, IA1533982,8853,283

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bristow, IA1534623,3513,813
Ames, NY1534952,0992,595
Dent, MN1533693,4013,770
Jansen, NE1534663,4643,930
Orlando, OK1537294,5995,328
Melrose, IA1533982,8853,283
Source: The Melrose, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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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