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Total crime 6%
Violent crime 18%
Property crime 4%
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 peopleMiddletown/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,436 (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)314 (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)2,122 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Middletown crime rates are 6% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Middletown are 18% lower than the national average
  • In Middletown you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Middletown is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Middletown has decreased by 18%

Middletown crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Middletown (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Middletown

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Middletown is 1 in 319
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Middletown is 1 in 48
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Middletown is 1 in 42

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

      Middletown police department

      ItemMiddletownIowaNational
      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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      Dallas City, IL1,233227341568
      West Point, IA1,02093630723
      Beaverdale, IA1,38597657754
      Danville, IA1,079103700803
      Mediapolis, IA1,536105714819
      New London, IA1,945111751862
      St. Paul, IA1003002,0322,332
      Middletown, IA3613142,1222,435

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      Dowling, MI3614801,7692,249
      Arimo, ID3612891,8602,149
      Williamsburg, KS3616143,6844,298
      Unionville Center, OH3613602,8003,161
      Sinclair, WY3612422,0362,278
      Middletown, IA3613142,1222,435
      Source: The Middletown, 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.