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Total crime 38%
Violent crime 48%
Property crime 36%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMuscatine/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime367n/a (estimate)1,5412,0002,489
Murder0n/a0.01.95.0
Rape6n/a25.236.942.6
Robbery2n/a8.427.481.6
Assault39n/a163.7200.4250.2
Violent crime47n/a (estimate)197267379
Burglary71n/a298.0371.1340.5
Theft221n/a927.71,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theft28n/a117.5163.0219.9
Property crime320n/a (estimate)1,3431,7342,110

Key findings

  • Muscatine crime rates are 38% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Muscatine are 48% lower than the national average
  • In Muscatine you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Muscatine is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Muscatine has decreased by 45%

Muscatine crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Muscatine (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Muscatine, Iowa is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Muscatine are 1.30 times less than the Iowa average and 1.62 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Muscatine are 1.35 times less than than Iowa and 1.92 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Muscatine are 1.29 times less than than Iowa and 1.57 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Muscatine (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Muscatine, Iowa compared to other areas of Iowa, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Muscatine safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Muscatine is safer than 61% of Iowa cities, and 55% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Iowa, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Muscatine. At this time, Muscatine sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Muscatine

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Muscatine is 1 in 507
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Muscatine is 1 in 75
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Muscatine is 1 in 65
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Muscatine, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 507. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 75 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Muscatine is 1 in 65.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Muscatine, Iowa (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Muscatine has decreased by 76%, the amount of property crime in Muscatine has decreased by 33%, and the total amount of crime in Muscatine has decreased by 45% year over year.

      Muscatine police department

      ItemMuscatineIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)453,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.01.83.3
      There are a total of 45 Muscatine police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.5% greater than the Iowa average and 39.9% less than the National average.

      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
      Fruitland, IA1,19692600692
      Durant, IA2,03299642741
      Wilton, IA2,808109705814
      West Liberty, IA3,7371539911,143
      Atalissa, IA3393182,0632,381
      Nichols, IA3603262,1192,446
      Grandview, IA4493272,1222,449
      Muscatine, IA23,9091971,3431,541

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Williston, ND23,9024592,7453,204
      Centerville, OH23,899631,2001,263
      Fort Washington, MD23,8954261,8312,257
      Corsicana, TX23,9237393,1233,862
      Champlin, MN23,92998901999
      Muscatine, IA23,9091971,3431,541
      Source: The Muscatine, 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.