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Total crime 5%
Violent crime 17%
Property crime 3%
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 peoplePlainfield/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,441 (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)314 (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)2,127 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Plainfield crime rates are 5% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Plainfield are 17% lower than the national average
  • In Plainfield you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Plainfield is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Plainfield has decreased by 20%

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

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      Daily Crime In Plainfield (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Plainfield

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Plainfield is 1 in 319
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Plainfield is 1 in 48
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Plainfield is 1 in 41

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

      Plainfield police department

      ItemPlainfieldIowaNational
      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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      Denver, IA1,81478527605
      Shell Rock, IA1,254101684785
      Greene, IA1,115106719825
      Nashua, IA1,613107724831
      Allison, IA1,222107726833
      Tripoli, IA1,316109735844
      New Hampton, IA3,478147706853
      Plainfield, IA5053142,1272,441

      Cities with similar population

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      Henry, TN50501,8991,899
      Pettisville, OH5053362,6152,951
      Argusville, ND5052111,5291,739
      Bland, MO5057513,9594,709
      Kanosh, UT5053113,1723,482
      Plainfield, IA5053142,1272,441
      Source: The Plainfield, 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.