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Total crime 30%
Violent crime 14%
Property crime 33%
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, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRicketts/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,234 (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)431 (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)2,802 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Ricketts crime rates are 30% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ricketts are 14% higher than the national average
  • In Ricketts you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ricketts is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ricketts has increased by 3%

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

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      Daily Crime In Ricketts (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ricketts

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ricketts is 1 in 232
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ricketts is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ricketts is 1 in 31

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

      Ricketts police department

      ItemRickettsIowaNational
      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.

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      Mapleton, IA1,299112728840
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      Ute, IA3823622,3492,711
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      Ricketts, IA1244312,8023,234

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      Ricketts, IA1244312,8023,234
      Source: The Ricketts, 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.