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Total crime 62%
Violent crime 67%
Property crime 61%
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 peopleMissouri Valley/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)976 (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)126 (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)850 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Missouri Valley crime rates are 62% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Missouri Valley are 67% lower than the national average
  • In Missouri Valley you have a 1 in 103 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Missouri Valley is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Missouri Valley has decreased by 20%

Missouri Valley crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Missouri Valley (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Missouri Valley

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Missouri Valley is 1 in 797
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Missouri Valley is 1 in 118
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Missouri Valley is 1 in 103

      Year Over Year Crime In Missouri Valley (per 100,000 people)

      Missouri Valley police department

      ItemMissouri ValleyIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)63,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.11.83.3
      There are a total of 6 Missouri Valley police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.6% greater than the Iowa average and 34.8% less than the National average.

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bennington, NE1,6080587587
      Logan, IA1,540103696798
      Woodbine, IA1,645106717823
      Bentley, IA1071491,0111,160
      Underwood, IA8082111,4271,637
      Blair, NE8,007991,5801,678
      Crescent, IA5222271,5391,767
      Missouri Valley, IA2,689126850976

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hypoluxo, FL2,6891072,0012,108
      Versailles, OH2,690108841949
      Woodbine, NJ2,690122821943
      Buena Vista, CO2,69001,4071,407
      Sells, AZ2,6882981,6801,978
      Missouri Valley, IA2,689126850976
      Source: The Missouri Valley, 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.