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Total crime 79%
Violent crime 82%
Property crime 79%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used 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)533 (estimate)1,9422,580
Murdern/an/an/a1.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a30.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a29.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a187.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)69 (estimate)250381
Burglaryn/an/an/a352.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)464 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Solon crime rates are 79% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Solon are 82% lower than the national average
  • In Solon you have a 1 in 188 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Solon is safer than 87% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Solon has decreased by 18%

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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 1458
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Solon is 1 in 216
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Solon is 1 in 188

      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      University Heights, IA1,25535237273
      West Branch, IA2,581211211423
      Fairfax, IA2,41857389446
      Ely, IA2,13369464532
      Tiffin, IA2,53078525603
      Mechanicsville, IA1,052101682783
      Shueyville, IA570101684785
      Solon, IA2,39969464533

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sabina, OH2,399392,4352,474
      Barnum Island, NY2,39974304378
      Concordia, MO2,399421,0581,101
      Panorama Village, TX2,399118682800
      Madelia, MN2,3992691,0771,346
      Solon, IA2,39969464533
      Source: The Solon, 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.