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Total crime 68%
Violent crime 72%
Property crime 68%
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 peopleState Center/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)814 (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)105 (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)709 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • State Center crime rates are 68% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in State Center are 72% lower than the national average
  • In State Center you have a 1 in 123 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • State Center is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in State Center has decreased by 20%

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

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      Daily Crime In State Center (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in State Center

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in State Center is 1 in 955
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in State Center is 1 in 142
      The chance of being a victim of crime in State Center is 1 in 123

      Year Over Year Crime In State Center (per 100,000 people)

      State Center police department

      ItemState CenterIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)13,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.71.83.3
      There are a total of 1 State Center police officers. This results in 0.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 62.7% less than the Iowa average and 79.3% 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
      Conrad, IA1,07393629722
      Baxter, IA1,08195642736
      Maxwell, IA8392741,8562,130
      Colo, IA8862931,9842,278
      Haverhill, IA1692962,0002,296
      Zearing, IA5632982,0152,313
      Melbourne, IA8213082,0842,392
      State Center, IA1,337105709814

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Stanton, MI1,3370909909
      Taylorsville, KY1,337791,1891,268
      Arnaudville, LA1,3372561,5581,813
      Cambria, IL1,3372101,0041,214
      Sweetser, IN1,3371518591,010
      State Center, IA1,337105709814
      Source: The State Center, 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.