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Total crime 28%
Violent crime 12%
Property crime 31%
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 peopleRome/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,180 (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)424 (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)2,755 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Rome crime rates are 28% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Rome are 12% higher than the national average
  • In Rome you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Rome is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Rome has increased by 3%

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      Daily Crime In Rome (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rome

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rome is 1 in 236
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rome is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Rome is 1 in 32

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

      Rome police department

      ItemRomeIowaNational
      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
      Westwood, IA96108701808
      Wayland, IA1,027115745860
      New London, IA1,945119770889
      Winfield, IA1,068122790911
      Mount Pleasant, IA8,4911371,7721,909
      Houghton, IA1522831,8352,118
      Fairfield, IA9,9422931,9022,195
      Rome, IA1644242,7553,180

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Holland, MN1643653,2123,576
      Deepstep, GA1643652,5412,906
      Cannelburg, IN1643701,9642,334
      Albany, VT1642671,8822,149
      Damar, KS1645973,3583,955
      Rome, IA1644242,7553,180
      Source: The Rome, 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.