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Total crime 12%
Violent crime 2%
Property crime 14%
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 peopleUniversity Park/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,780 (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)371 (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)2,409 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • University Park crime rates are 12% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in University Park are 2% lower than the national average
  • In University Park you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • University Park is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in University Park has increased by 3%

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

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      Daily Crime In University Park (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in University Park

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in University Park is 1 in 270
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in University Park is 1 in 42
      The chance of being a victim of crime in University Park is 1 in 36

      Year Over Year Crime In University Park (per 100,000 people)

      University Park police department

      ItemUniversity ParkIowaNational
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      New Sharon, IA1,263109710820
      Eddyville, IA1,207123800924
      Keomah Village, IA692211,4381,659
      Oskaloosa, IA11,5384731,7872,260
      Leighton, IA1933332,1602,492
      Gibson, IA483452,2432,588
      Fremont, IA7453522,2842,636
      University Park, IA5583712,4092,780

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Red Jacket, WV5584602,2982,758
      Montrose Manor, PA5583441,5791,924
      Follett, TX5584982,8443,343
      Keithsburg, IL5586012,7243,325
      Fawn Lake Forest, PA5582721,2471,520
      University Park, IA5583712,4092,780
      Source: The University Park, 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.