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Total crime 64%
Violent crime 68%
Property crime 63%
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 peoplePocahontas/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)896 (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)120 (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)776 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Pocahontas crime rates are 64% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Pocahontas are 68% lower than the national average
  • In Pocahontas you have a 1 in 112 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Pocahontas is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Pocahontas has increased by 3%

Pocahontas crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Pocahontas (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pocahontas

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pocahontas is 1 in 837
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pocahontas is 1 in 129
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Pocahontas is 1 in 112

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

      Pocahontas police department

      ItemPocahontasIowaNational
      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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      Laurens, IA1,272115745860
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      Gilmore City, IA4723862,5082,894
      Pomeroy, IA7293862,5102,896
      Pocahontas, IA1,789120776896

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      Myersville, MD1,789146626772
      Hatch, NM1,7899971,9312,928
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      Pocahontas, IA1,789120776896
      Source: The Pocahontas, 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.