Reported Annual Crime In Polk City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePolk City/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)853 (estimate)2,3772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePolk City/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.35.3
Rapen/an/an/a39.840.4
Robberyn/an/an/a36.6102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a212.0248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)104 (estimate)291386
Burglaryn/an/an/a479.5468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,447.61,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a159.0236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)748 (estimate)2,0862,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Polk City is 70% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.34 daily crimes that occur in Polk City.
  • Polk City is safer than 86% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Polk City you have a 1 in 118 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Polk City has increased by 38%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Polk City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Polk City is 1 in 958
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Polk City is 1 in 134
The chance of being a victim of crime in Polk City is 1 in 118

Year Over Year Crime In Polk City (per 100,000 people)

Polk City police department

ItemPolk CityIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)63,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.71.83.3
There are a total of 6 Polk City police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.4% less than the Iowa average and 47.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Iowa

StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
Iowa5,765196222
There are a total of 5,765 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 196 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 12% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Clive, IA17,022146420566
Granger, IA1,46174532606
Dallas Center, IA1,85194672766
Slater, IA1,61797697794
Saylorville, IA3,445103741845
Huxley, IA3,474120861981
Woodward, IA1,6211248891,013
Polk City, IA4,115104748853

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Waverly, TN4,1152452,9103,155
Crawfordville, FL4,1153342,0882,422
Ridgeland, SC4,1163513,2323,583
Lawrenceville, NJ4,116130820950
Louisville, TN4,114164741906
Polk City, IA4,115104748853
Source: The Polk City, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.