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Total crime 64%
Violent crime 69%
Property crime 64%
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 peopleNew London/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)889 (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)119 (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)770 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • New London crime rates are 64% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in New London are 69% lower than the national average
  • In New London you have a 1 in 113 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • New London is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in New London has increased by 3%

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

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      Daily Crime In New London (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in New London

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in New London is 1 in 844
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in New London is 1 in 130
      The chance of being a victim of crime in New London is 1 in 113

      Year Over Year Crime In New London (per 100,000 people)

      New London police department

      ItemNew LondonIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)33,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.61.83.3
      There are a total of 3 New London police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.1% less than the Iowa average and 51.9% 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
      West Point, IA1,02099645745
      Beaverdale, IA1,385104673777
      Westwood, IA96108701808
      Danville, IA1,079110717828
      Mediapolis, IA1,536113732844
      Winfield, IA1,068122790911
      Mount Pleasant, IA8,4911371,7721,909
      New London, IA1,945119770889

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Stafford, OR1,94540383423
      Brockway, PA1,9452998481,148
      Waterville, MN1,945107587694
      Barview, OR1,9451331,2751,408
      Yorklyn, PA1,946131603734
      New London, IA1,945119770889
      Source: The New London, 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.