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Total crime 66%
Violent crime 71%
Property crime 66%
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 peopleMount Ayr/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)865 (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)111 (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)753 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Mount Ayr crime rates are 66% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mount Ayr are 71% lower than the national average
  • In Mount Ayr you have a 1 in 116 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mount Ayr is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mount Ayr has decreased by 20%

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

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      Daily Crime In Mount Ayr (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mount Ayr

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mount Ayr is 1 in 899
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mount Ayr is 1 in 133
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Ayr is 1 in 116

      Year Over Year Crime In Mount Ayr (per 100,000 people)

      Mount Ayr police department

      ItemMount AyrIowaNational
      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.

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      Mount Ayr, IA1,958111753865

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      Source: The Mount Ayr, 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.