Annual Crime In Sac City (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSac City/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime28n/a (estimate)1,3421,9422,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSac City/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.75.0
Rape3n/a143.830.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.029.586.2
Assault0n/a0.0187.9246.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)144250381
Burglary6n/a287.6352.6376.0
Theft18n/a862.91,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a47.9148.5228.9
Property crime25n/a (estimate)1,1981,6922,200

Key findings

  • Sac City crime rates are 48% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sac City are 62% lower than the national average
  • In Sac City you have a 1 in 75 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sac City is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sac City has increased by 9%

Sac City crime map

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Compare Sac City, IA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Sac City (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Sac City (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sac City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sac City is 1 in 696
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sac City is 1 in 84
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sac City is 1 in 75

      Year Over Year Crime In Sac City (per 100,000 people)

      Sac City police department

      ItemSac CityIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)43,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.81.83.3
      There are a total of 4 Sac City police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.6% greater than the Iowa average and 44.2% 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
      Lake View, IA1,00290610701
      Twin Lakes, IA186101684785
      Newell, IA1,070111753864
      Lake City, IA1,759115777892
      Odebolt, IA1,016115779894
      Lakeside, IA6742561,7331,989
      Wall Lake, IA7773252,1972,522
      Sac City, IA2,1851441,1981,342

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lake Butler city, FL2,1852231,3241,548
      Eastpoint, FL2,1851991,1801,379
      Carthage, TN2,1862663,1003,366
      Mount Sterling, IL2,1842221,0621,284
      Pawnee, OK2,1844702,5853,055
      Sac City, IA2,1851441,1981,342
      Source: The Sac City, 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.