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Total crime 17%
Violent crime 2%
Property crime 19%
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 Union/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,908 (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)388 (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)2,520 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Mount Union crime rates are 17% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mount Union are 2% higher than the national average
  • In Mount Union you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mount Union is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mount Union has increased by 3%

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mount Union

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mount Union is 1 in 258
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mount Union is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Union is 1 in 35

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

      Mount Union police department

      ItemMount UnionIowaNational
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Beaverdale, IA1,385104673777
      Westwood, IA96108701808
      Danville, IA1,079110717828
      Wapello, IA1,922111722834
      Mediapolis, IA1,536113732844
      Wayland, IA1,027115745860
      New London, IA1,945119770889
      Mount Union, IA933882,5202,908

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hansell, IA933442,2312,574
      Meadowlands, MN933813,3603,741
      Kasaan, AK931,3194,4285,747
      North Buena Vista, IA933642,3662,731
      Fort Ransom, ND933582,4832,840
      Mount Union, IA933882,5202,908
      Source: The Mount Union, 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.