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Total crime 21%
Violent crime 6%
Property crime 24%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
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 peopleMonmouth/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,016 (estimate)2,0002,489
Murdern/an/an/a1.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a27.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a200.4250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)402 (estimate)267379
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a163.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,613 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Monmouth crime rates are 21% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Monmouth are 6% higher than the national average
  • In Monmouth you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Monmouth is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Monmouth has increased by 3%

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      Daily Crime In Monmouth (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Monmouth

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Monmouth is 1 in 249
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Monmouth is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Monmouth is 1 in 34

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

      Monmouth police department

      ItemMonmouthIowaNational
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Welton, IA1513162,0512,367
      Clarence, IA9763222,0902,412
      Stanwood, IA5623232,0982,421
      Lowden, IA8533292,1392,468
      Delmar, IA4973302,1462,476
      Wyoming, IA4033402,2062,545
      Maquoketa, IA6,0252512,3112,562
      Monmouth, IA1694022,6133,016

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Haverhill, IA1693162,0502,366
      Alexandria, NE1694863,2953,781
      Edison, NE1694863,2953,781
      Garner, AR1697433,6304,373
      Montezuma, OH1693862,7063,092
      Monmouth, IA1694022,6133,016
      Source: The Monmouth, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.