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Total crime 41%
Violent crime 59%
Property crime 38%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMonticello/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime57n/a (estimate)1,4622,0002,489
Murder0n/a0.01.95.0
Rape3n/a77.036.942.6
Robbery1n/a25.727.481.6
Assault2n/a51.3200.4250.2
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)154267379
Burglary11n/a282.2371.1340.5
Theft37n/a949.21,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theft3n/a77.0163.0219.9
Property crime51n/a (estimate)1,3081,7342,110

Key findings

  • Monticello crime rates are 41% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Monticello are 59% lower than the national average
  • In Monticello you have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Monticello is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Monticello has decreased by 45%

Monticello crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Monticello (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Monticello, per 100,000 residents. In Monticello, the total number of daily crimes is 1.37 times less than the Iowa average and 1.70 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Monticello are 1.73 times less than the Iowa average and 2.46 times less than the national average. For property crime, Monticello has a daily crime rate that is 1.33 times less than the Iowa average and 1.61 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Monticello (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Monticello to every other city in Iowa, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Monticello safe? The gauges above illustrate that Monticello is safer than 69% of every city located within Iowa along with 61% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Iowa and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Monticello, IA is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Monticello

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Monticello is 1 in 650
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Monticello is 1 in 77
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Monticello is 1 in 69
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Monticello? In Monticello, IA you have a 1 in 650 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 77 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Monticello.

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

      A good indicator of whether Monticello is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Monticello has decreased by 76%, while the property crime rate in Monticello has decreased by 36% year over year. The number of total crimes in Monticello has decreased by 45% year over year.

      Monticello police department

      ItemMonticelloIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)73,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.81.83.3
      There are a total of 7 Monticello police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.1% greater than the Iowa average and 43.4% less than the National average.

      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
      Farley, IA1,68877502579
      Springville, IA1,07099641740
      Cascade, IA1,97899643742
      Epworth, IA2,068102665767
      Stone City, IA2882331,5111,744
      Anamosa, IA5,4592031,8302,033
      Worthington, IA4203031,9662,269
      Monticello, IA3,8091541,3081,462

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Marlboro Meadows, MD3,8092411,0351,275
      Brittany Farms-The Highlands, PA3,80964295359
      North Hudson, WI3,81052236288
      Brookmont, MD3,81086371458
      French Camp, CA3,8103361,7762,112
      Monticello, IA3,8091541,3081,462
      Source: The Monticello, 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.