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Total crime 62%
Violent crime 67%
Property crime 61%
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 peopleVillisca/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)981 (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)126 (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)854 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Villisca crime rates are 62% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Villisca are 67% lower than the national average
  • In Villisca you have a 1 in 102 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Villisca is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Villisca has decreased by 18%

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

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      Daily Crime In Villisca (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Villisca

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Villisca is 1 in 793
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Villisca is 1 in 118
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Villisca is 1 in 102

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

      Villisca police department

      ItemVilliscaIowaNational
      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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      Corning, IA1,598111748859
      Stanton, IA6852972,0122,309
      New Market, IA3933432,3222,665
      Gravity, IA1573812,5762,956
      Hepburn, IA303852,6082,993
      Grant, IA1083882,6253,013
      Coburg, IA584022,7243,126
      Villisca, IA1,255126854981

      Cities with similar population

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      University Heights, IA1,25535237273
      Lorenzo, TX1,2552061,1881,395
      Lyndonville, VT1,2553461,9882,334
      Beverly, OH1,255109847955
      Kamiah, ID1,255102658760
      Villisca, IA1,255126854981
      Source: The Villisca, 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.