Total crime 5%
Violent crime 3%
Property crime 7%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; 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 peopleRichland/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,469 (estimate)2,0022,346
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)375 (estimate)304388
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a197.1246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,094 (estimate)1,6981,958

Key findings

  • Richland crime rates are 5% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Richland are 3% lower than the national average
  • In Richland you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Richland is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Richland has not changed

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      Daily Crime In Richland (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Richland

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Richland is 1 in 267
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Richland is 1 in 48
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Richland is 1 in 41

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

      Richland police department

      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
      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.

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      Maharishi Vedic City, IA5832001,1181,318
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      Harper, IA963912,1832,574
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      Lockridge, IA2654162,3252,741
      Richland, IA6513752,0942,469

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      Prospect, LA6517063,1893,895
      Polo, MO6517573,5304,287
      Superior, MT6516542,9493,603
      Richardton, ND6513492,2562,605
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      Richland, IA6513752,0942,469
      Source: The Richland, 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.