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Total crime 6%
Violent crime 13%
Property crime 4%
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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 peopleMinden/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,216 (estimate)2,0022,346
Murdern/an/an/a3.56.5
Rapen/an/an/a40.738.4
Robberyn/an/an/a29.873.9
Assaultn/an/an/a229.4279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)337 (estimate)304388
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,130.11,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a197.1246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,880 (estimate)1,6981,958

Key findings

  • Minden crime rates are 6% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Minden are 13% lower than the national average
  • In Minden you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Minden is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Minden has not changed

Minden crime map

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      Daily Crime In Minden (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Minden

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Minden is 1 in 298
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Minden is 1 in 54
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Minden is 1 in 46

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

      Minden police department

      ItemMindenIowaNational
      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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      Harlan, IA5,008254317571
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      Logan, IA1,540125698823
      Bentley, IA1071821,0141,196
      Underwood, IA8082561,4321,688
      McClelland, IA1762801,5651,845
      Minden, IA6343371,8802,216

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Burlington, IL6344451,6292,074
      Deerwood, MN6340564564
      Hartwick, NY6344871,8872,374
      Stannards, NY6345061,9632,470
      Clarksville, OH6344192,5062,924
      Minden, IA6343371,8802,216
      Source: The Minden, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.