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Total crime 19%
Violent crime 4%
Property crime 22%
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 peoplePrescott/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,970 (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)396 (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)2,574 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Prescott crime rates are 19% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Prescott are 4% higher than the national average
  • In Prescott you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Prescott is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Prescott has increased by 3%

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

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      Daily Crime In Prescott (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Prescott

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Prescott is 1 in 253
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Prescott is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Prescott is 1 in 34

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

      Prescott police department

      ItemPrescottIowaNational
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Corning, IA1,598118767885
      Lenox, IA1,424121788909
      Creston, IA7,8773342,1072,441
      Orient, IA4263452,2372,582
      Diagonal, IA3193792,4622,841
      Carbon, IA374312,8023,234
      Prescott, IA2503962,5742,970

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Newtown CDP, PA2504151,9022,316
      Andersonville, GA2505213,6314,153
      Parsonsburg, MD2506392,7463,385
      Lake Lillian, MN2503483,0623,409
      Cumberland, IA2504192,7233,142
      Prescott, IA2503962,5742,970
      Source: The Prescott, 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.