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Total crime 78%
Violent crime 81%
Property crime 77%
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 peopleSolon/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)549 (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)73 (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)476 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Solon crime rates are 78% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Solon are 81% lower than the national average
  • In Solon you have a 1 in 183 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Solon is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Solon has increased by 3%

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

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      Daily Crime In Solon (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Solon

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Solon is 1 in 1365
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Solon is 1 in 211
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Solon is 1 in 183

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

      Solon police department

      ItemSolonIowaNational
      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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      University Heights, IA1,25537243281
      Fairfax, IA2,41861398459
      Ely, IA2,13373475548
      Tiffin, IA2,53083538621
      Lisbon, IA1,90888571659
      Mount Vernon, IA4,48745652697
      West Branch, IA2,58199642741
      Solon, IA2,39973476549

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      Panorama Village, TX2,399121688809
      Massanutten, VA2,39987686773
      Concordia, MO2,3992361,2581,494
      Sabina, OH2,3991973,3813,577
      Barnum Island, NY2,39976290366
      Solon, IA2,39973476549
      Source: The Solon, 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.