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Total crime 67%
Violent crime 70%
Property crime 67%
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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 peopleMonroe/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)770 (estimate)2,0022,346
Murdern/an/an/a3.56.5
Rapen/an/an/a40.738.4
Robberyn/an/an/a29.873.9
Assaultn/an/an/a229.4279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)117 (estimate)304388
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,130.11,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a197.1246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)653 (estimate)1,6981,958

Key findings

  • Monroe crime rates are 67% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Monroe are 70% lower than the national average
  • In Monroe you have a 1 in 130 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Monroe is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Monroe has not changed

Monroe crime map

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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 856
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Monroe is 1 in 154
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Monroe is 1 in 130

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Prairie City, IA1,97358173230
      Pella, IA10,280264166430
      Pleasantville, IA1,762116645761
      Mitchellville, IA2,271138770907
      Oakland Acres, IA116146817963
      Lambs Grove, IA2002821,5731,854
      Colfax, IA1,9256311,3591,989
      Monroe, IA1,875117653770

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Leadville North, CO1,8751801,2081,389
      Dakota City, NE1,875146836983
      New Union, TN1,875204756960
      Lake Hamilton, AR1,87494367461
      Moweaqua, IL1,87405858
      Monroe, IA1,875117653770
      Source: The Monroe, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.