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Total crime 69%
Violent crime 73%
Property crime 68%
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, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMonroe/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)769 (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)103 (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)667 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Monroe crime rates are 69% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Monroe are 73% lower than the national average
  • In Monroe you have a 1 in 131 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Monroe is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Monroe has increased by 3%

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      Daily Crime In Monroe (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Monroe

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Monroe is 1 in 975
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Monroe is 1 in 151
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Monroe is 1 in 131

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

      Monroe police department

      ItemMonroeIowaNational
      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
      Prairie City, IA1,97358173230
      Pleasantville, IA1,762101659761
      Colfax, IA1,925111720831
      Mitchellville, IA2,271121786907
      Oakland Acres, IA116128834963
      Pella, IA10,280971,2391,335
      Lambs Grove, IA2002471,6061,853
      Monroe, IA1,875103667769

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      New Union, TN1,875180805985
      Dakota City, NE1,8751328931,025
      Leadville North, CO1,8751621,1051,267
      Lake Hamilton, AR1,87482401483
      Moweaqua, IL1,87405858
      Monroe, IA1,875103667769
      Source: The Monroe, 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.