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Total crime 9%
Violent crime 5%
Property crime 12%
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 Union/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,822 (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)363 (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)2,459 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Mount Union crime rates are 9% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mount Union are 5% lower than the national average
  • In Mount Union you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mount Union is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mount Union has decreased by 20%

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

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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 276
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mount Union is 1 in 41
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Union is 1 in 36

      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, IA1,38597657754
      Westwood, IA96101684785
      Danville, IA1,079103700803
      Wapello, IA1,922104705809
      Mediapolis, IA1,536105714819
      Wayland, IA1,027107727835
      New London, IA1,945111751862
      Mount Union, IA933632,4592,822

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Newburg borough (Clearfield County), PA934782,3282,806
      Wentworth, MO937173,7834,500
      Admire, KS936714,0244,694
      Grand Lake Towne, OK934112,5332,943
      Mapleton, KS936794,0754,754
      Mount Union, IA933632,4592,822
      Source: The Mount Union, 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.