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Total crime 8%
Violent crime 6%
Property crime 10%
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 peopleOlin/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,682 (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)358 (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)2,324 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Olin crime rates are 8% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Olin are 6% lower than the national average
  • In Olin you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Olin is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Olin has increased by 3%

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

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      Daily Crime In Olin (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Olin

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Olin is 1 in 280
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Olin is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Olin is 1 in 38

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

      Olin police department

      ItemOlinIowaNational
      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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      Lisbon, IA1,90888571659
      Mount Vernon, IA4,48745652697
      Mechanicsville, IA1,052108699807
      Stone City, IA2882331,5111,744
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      Martelle, IA2663182,0662,385
      Clarence, IA9763222,0902,412
      Olin, IA7213582,3242,682

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      Elloree, SC7211532,4542,607
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      Olin, IA7213582,3242,682
      Source: The Olin, 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.