B+
Total crime 30%
Violent crime 39%
Property crime 29%
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. 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 peopleMount Sterling/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,736 (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)232 (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)1,505 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Mount Sterling crime rates are 30% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mount Sterling are 39% lower than the national average
  • In Mount Sterling you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mount Sterling is safer than 49% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mount Sterling has increased by 3%

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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 432
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mount Sterling is 1 in 67
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Sterling is 1 in 58

      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
      Keosauqua, IA1,029112728840
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      Cantril, IA2603882,5172,904
      Farmington, IA9614012,6033,004
      Bonaparte, IA4414172,7073,124
      Milton, IA6044262,7663,192
      Mount Sterling, IA362321,5051,736

      Cities with similar population

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      Nekoma, ND363812,6403,020
      Belvidere, NE364863,2953,781
      New Albany, KS366213,4994,120
      Long Lake, WI363971,9952,393
      St. Vincent, MN363032,6732,976
      Mount Sterling, IA362321,5051,736
      Source: The Mount Sterling, 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.