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Total crime 9%
Violent crime 49%
Property crime 1%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePostville/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime47n/a (estimate)2,2762,0002,489
Murder0n/a0.01.95.0
Rape1n/a48.436.942.6
Robbery1n/a48.427.481.6
Assault2n/a96.9200.4250.2
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)194267379
Burglary5n/a242.1371.1340.5
Theft37n/a1,791.81,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a48.4163.0219.9
Property crime43n/a (estimate)2,0821,7342,110

Key findings

  • Postville crime rates are 9% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Postville are 49% lower than the national average
  • In Postville you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Postville is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Postville has increased by 108%

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      Daily Crime In Postville (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Postville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Postville is 1 in 517
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Postville is 1 in 49
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Postville is 1 in 44

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

      Postville police department

      ItemPostvilleIowaNational
      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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      Monona, IA1,495104676780
      West Union, IA2,592124803927
      Waterville, IA1172951,9132,207
      Ossian, IA9623132,0312,344
      Waukon, IA3,7862742,1072,381
      Clermont, IA5563432,2272,570
      Luana, IA3383452,2382,583
      Postville, IA2,2811942,0822,276

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Spencer, IN2,2811849801,164
      Parkside, PA2,2818152,5313,346
      Shavertown, PA2,280121557678
      Henagar, AL2,280421,4871,529
      Mattawan, MI2,2827612,2342,995
      Postville, IA2,2811942,0822,276
      Source: The Postville, 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.