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Total crime 85%
Violent crime 72%
Property crime 87%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRock Valley/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime14n/a (estimate)3702,0002,489
Murder1n/a26.41.95.0
Rape3n/a79.236.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.027.481.6
Assault0n/a0.0200.4250.2
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)106267379
Burglary5n/a132.0371.1340.5
Theft4n/a105.61,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a26.4163.0219.9
Property crime10n/a (estimate)2641,7342,110

Key findings

  • Rock Valley crime rates are 85% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Rock Valley are 72% lower than the national average
  • In Rock Valley you have a 1 in 271 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Rock Valley is safer than 83% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Rock Valley has not changed

Rock Valley crime map

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      Daily Crime In Rock Valley (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rock Valley

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rock Valley is 1 in 947
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rock Valley is 1 in 379
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Rock Valley is 1 in 271

      Year Over Year Crime In Rock Valley (per 100,000 people)

      Rock Valley police department

      ItemRock ValleyIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)53,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.51.83.3
      There are a total of 5 Rock Valley police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.1% less than the Iowa average and 54.6% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sioux Center, IA7,37039273312
      Hawarden, IA2,538323242565
      Alton, IA1,325101654755
      Hull, IA2,146112727839
      George, IA1,007123799922
      Orange City, IA6,1532001,3011,501
      Canton, SD3,3063411,6762,016
      Rock Valley, IA3,623106264370

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Melody Hill, IN3,623141750892
      Avenue B and C, AZ3,6233471,8592,206
      Uniontown, OH3,624301,9982,028
      Stanley, WI3,621135809943
      Genesee, CO3,62573494566
      Rock Valley, IA3,623106264370
      Source: The Rock Valley, 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.