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Total crime 43%
Violent crime 45%
Property crime 42%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleStory City/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime48n/a (estimate)1,4282,0002,489
Murder0n/a0.01.95.0
Rape2n/a59.536.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.027.481.6
Assault5n/a148.7200.4250.2
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)208267379
Burglary3n/a89.2371.1340.5
Theft33n/a981.61,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theft5n/a148.7163.0219.9
Property crime41n/a (estimate)1,2201,7342,110

Key findings

  • Story City crime rates are 43% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Story City are 45% lower than the national average
  • In Story City you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Story City is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Story City has increased by 43%

Story City crime map

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

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Story City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Story City is 1 in 481
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Story City is 1 in 83
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Story City is 1 in 71

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

      Story City police department

      ItemStory CityIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)53,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.41.83.3
      There are a total of 5 Story City police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.5% less than the Iowa average and 55.4% 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
      Gilbert, IA1,18379513592
      Roland, IA1,31291588678
      Jewell Junction, IA1,230106689796
      Boone, IA12,6092891,1331,422
      Nevada, IA6,7964151,2601,676
      Ames, IA64,0731981,7161,914
      Colo, IA8863132,0342,347
      Story City, IA3,4232081,2201,428

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pine Lawn, MO3,4233641,9392,302
      Gibson City, IL3,423152396548
      Port St. Joe, FL3,4241961,1181,313
      Justin, TX3,4221709701,140
      Loyola, CA3,42584444528
      Story City, IA3,4232081,2201,428
      Source: The Story 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.