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Total crime 35%
Violent crime 43%
Property crime 33%
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 Sterling/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,685 (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)217 (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)1,468 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Mount Sterling crime rates are 35% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mount Sterling are 43% lower than the national average
  • In Mount Sterling you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mount Sterling is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mount Sterling has decreased by 20%

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

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mount Sterling

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mount Sterling is 1 in 461
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mount Sterling is 1 in 69
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Sterling is 1 in 60

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

      Mount Sterling police department

      ItemMount SterlingIowaNational
      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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      Kahoka, MO2,061352453805
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      Farmington, IA9613752,5402,915
      Bonaparte, IA4413902,6423,032
      Milton, IA6043992,6993,098
      Mount Sterling, IA362171,4681,685

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Nekoma, ND363752,7243,099
      Belvidere, NE364613,3613,822
      Ellston, IA363582,4222,779
      Long Lake, WI364002,1162,516
      St. Vincent, MN362832,5632,846
      Mount Sterling, IA362171,4681,685
      Source: The Mount Sterling, 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.