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Total crime 17%
Violent crime 2%
Property crime 20%
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 peopleMystic/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,018 (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)389 (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)2,630 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Mystic crime rates are 17% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mystic are 2% higher than the national average
  • In Mystic you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mystic is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mystic has decreased by 20%

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

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      Daily Crime In Mystic (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mystic

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mystic is 1 in 258
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mystic is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mystic is 1 in 34

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

      Mystic police department

      ItemMysticIowaNational
      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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      Plano, IA592941,9922,286
      Unionville, IA782941,9922,286
      Numa, IA693342,2592,592
      Melrose, IA1533392,2972,637
      Udell, IA373412,3082,649
      Moravia, IA7923502,3662,715
      Rathbun, IA813512,3752,726
      Mystic, IA3633892,6303,018

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hewlett Neck, NY363141582723
      Pleasanton, NE3633402,4802,820
      Luther, MI3637082,6073,315
      Lodi, NY3635382,2152,753
      Flasher, ND3633932,8503,242
      Mystic, IA3633892,6303,018
      Source: The Mystic, 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.