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Total crime 90%
Violent crime 85%
Property crime 91%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePrairie City/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4n/a (estimate)2302,0022,346
Murder0n/a0.03.56.5
Rape0n/a0.040.738.4
Robbery0n/a0.029.873.9
Assault1n/a57.6229.4279.7
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)58304388
Burglary2n/a115.2371.1314.2
Theft1n/a57.61,130.11,398.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0197.1246.0
Property crime3n/a (estimate)1731,6981,958

Key findings

  • Prairie City crime rates are 90% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Prairie City are 85% lower than the national average
  • In Prairie City you have a 1 in 435 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Prairie City is safer than 91% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Prairie City has not changed

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      Daily Crime In Prairie City (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Prairie City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Prairie City is 1 in 1736
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Prairie City is 1 in 579
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Prairie City is 1 in 435

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

      Prairie City police department

      ItemPrairie CityIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)33,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.81.83.3
      There are a total of 3 Prairie City police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.4% less than the Iowa average and 44.8% less than the National average.

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pleasantville, IA1,762116645761
      Monroe, IA1,875117653770
      Mitchellville, IA2,271138770907
      Bondurant, IA5,0792261,2611,487
      Lambs Grove, IA2002821,5731,854
      Carlisle, IA4,0317141,1981,912
      Colfax, IA1,9256311,3591,989
      Prairie City, IA1,97358173230

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mayer, MN1,973103787890
      Valencia, NM1,9732801,0241,305
      Telluride, CO1,972401,1561,196
      Rosharon, TX1,9722191,1031,322
      Valley View, OH1,97445269314
      Prairie City, IA1,97358173230
      Source: The Prairie City, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.