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Total crime 13%
Violent crime 1%
Property crime 16%
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 peopleMonmouth/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,927 (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)377 (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)2,550 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Monmouth crime rates are 13% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Monmouth are 1% lower than the national average
  • In Monmouth you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Monmouth is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Monmouth has decreased by 20%

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

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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 266
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Monmouth is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Monmouth is 1 in 35

      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, IA1512962,0022,297
      Clarence, IA9763012,0402,341
      Stanwood, IA5623022,0472,349
      Lowden, IA8533082,0872,395
      Delmar, IA4973092,0942,403
      Wyoming, IA4033182,1522,470
      Center Junction, IA793242,1942,518
      Monmouth, IA1693772,5502,927

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gainesville, NY1695402,2212,761
      Woodside, DE1695222,8643,386
      Haverhill, IA1692962,0002,296
      Nauvoo, AL1697464,0424,789
      Epes, AL1697634,1324,895
      Monmouth, IA1693772,5502,927
      Source: The Monmouth, 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.