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Total crime 21%
Violent crime 6%
Property crime 24%
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 peopleRussell/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,018 (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)403 (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)2,616 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Russell crime rates are 21% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Russell are 6% higher than the national average
  • In Russell you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Russell is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Russell has increased by 3%

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      Daily Crime In Russell (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Russell

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Russell is 1 in 249
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Russell is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Russell is 1 in 34

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

      Russell police department

      ItemRussellIowaNational
      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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      Chariton, IA4,2192331,5131,746
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      Melrose, IA1533632,3542,717
      Lucas, IA1853652,3722,737
      Derby, IA1334042,6263,031
      Williamson, IA1134062,6363,042
      Mystic, IA3634152,6953,110
      Russell, IA5164032,6163,018

      Cities with similar population

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      Varnamtown, NC5163852,4382,822
      Martins Creek, PA5162801,2831,562
      Austin, PA5164231,9402,363
      Vienna, LA5163001,7312,031
      Georgetown CDP, IL5165032,2792,782
      Russell, IA5164032,6163,018
      Source: The Russell, 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.