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Total crime 58%
Violent crime 63%
Property crime 57%
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 peoplePostville/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,095 (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)141 (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)954 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Postville crime rates are 58% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Postville are 63% lower than the national average
  • In Postville you have a 1 in 92 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Postville is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Postville has decreased by 18%

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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 710
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Postville is 1 in 105
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Postville is 1 in 92

      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, IA1,49597660757
      West Union, IA2,592116784900
      Waukon, IA3,7861449761,120
      Waterville, IA1172761,8662,142
      Ossian, IA9622931,9822,275
      Clermont, IA5563212,1732,494
      Luana, IA3383232,1842,507
      Postville, IA2,2811419541,095

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Spencer, IN2,2811901,0831,273
      Parkside, PA2,2818152,5313,346
      Mattawan, MI2,2822542,2322,486
      Henagar, AL2,280421,4871,529
      Shavertown, PA2,280121591713
      Postville, IA2,2811419541,095
      Source: The Postville, 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.