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Total crime 6%
Violent crime 8%
Property crime 8%
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 peopleMurray/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,727 (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)351 (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)2,376 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Murray crime rates are 6% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Murray are 8% lower than the national average
  • In Murray you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Murray is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Murray has decreased by 20%

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      Daily Crime In Murray (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Murray

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Murray is 1 in 285
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Murray is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Murray is 1 in 37

      Year Over Year Crime In Murray (per 100,000 people)

      Murray police department

      ItemMurrayIowaNational
      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

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      Sun Valley Lake, IA224101684785
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      New Virginia, IA5532811,9042,185
      Macksburg, IA1212931,9862,279
      Truro, IA4563222,1782,500
      Afton, IA9673442,3292,673
      Tingley, IA1773462,3442,690
      Murray, IA6613512,3762,727

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Port Matilda, PA6613941,9192,313
      Reeseville, WI6613922,0712,462
      Micro, NC6615613,7004,261
      Red Creek, NY6615662,3272,893
      Marion, PA6612821,3731,655
      Murray, IA6613512,3762,727
      Source: The Murray, 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.