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Total crime 8%
Violent crime 19%
Property crime 5%
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 peopleMitchell/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,386 (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)307 (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)2,079 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Mitchell crime rates are 8% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mitchell are 19% lower than the national average
  • In Mitchell you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mitchell is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mitchell has decreased by 20%

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      Daily Crime In Mitchell (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mitchell

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mitchell is 1 in 326
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mitchell is 1 in 49
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mitchell is 1 in 42

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

      Mitchell police department

      ItemMitchellIowaNational
      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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      St. Ansgar, IA1,087102691793
      Nora Springs, IA1,567106718824
      Osage, IA3,6314149941,408
      Rock Falls, IA1502811,9012,182
      Plymouth, IA3442972,0072,304
      Rudd, IA3663132,1172,430
      Orchard, IA503292,2272,555
      Mitchell, IA1713072,0792,386

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Smithboro, IL1716152,9433,559
      Navarro, TX1715743,3083,882
      Blacksville, WV1713591,8392,198
      Bellingham, MN1713212,9083,229
      Grand Marsh, WI1714492,3742,822
      Mitchell, IA1713072,0792,386
      Source: The Mitchell, 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.