Total crime 9%
Violent crime 4%
Property crime 12%
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 peopleVail/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,719 (estimate)2,0002,489
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)363 (estimate)267379
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a163.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,356 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Vail crime rates are 9% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Vail are 4% lower than the national average
  • In Vail you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Vail is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Vail has increased by 3%

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      Daily Crime In Vail (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Vail

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Vail is 1 in 276
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Vail is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Vail is 1 in 37

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

      Vail police department

      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)43,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      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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      Manning, IA1,509111720831
      Denison, IA8,326226689915
      Templeton, IA3842921,8972,189
      Breda, IA4383112,0232,334
      Westside, IA3293152,0432,357
      Arcadia, IA5393172,0562,373
      Buck Grove, IA193222,0922,414
      Vail, IA4783632,3562,719

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hale, MO4787393,9424,682
      Mount Blanchard, OH4783862,7113,097
      Columbia, LA4787534,3355,087
      Lyle, MN4783443,0293,372
      Rock Point, AZ4787353,9434,678
      Vail, IA4783632,3562,719
      Source: The Vail, 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.