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Total crime 78%
Violent crime 81%
Property crime 78%
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, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePeosta/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)539 (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)72 (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)467 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Peosta crime rates are 78% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Peosta are 81% lower than the national average
  • In Peosta you have a 1 in 186 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Peosta is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Peosta has increased by 3%

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

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      Daily Crime In Peosta (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Peosta

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Peosta is 1 in 1390
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Peosta is 1 in 214
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Peosta is 1 in 186

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

      Peosta police department

      ItemPeostaIowaNational
      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.

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      Peosta, IA1,88172467539

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      Peosta, IA1,88172467539
      Source: The Peosta, 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.