Police Shootings and Violent Crime Statistics in Iowa

Iowa has a population of 3,132,499. In the year 2020, 7 people were killed by police in Iowa, that number increased 40.0% over the previous year. The state ranks in the #36 position in violent crimes per 100k population, and #42 in total police killings per 100k people. The largest minority in the state are Hispanics which represent 5.85 percent of the population followed by Blacks at 3.43%. You are 7.98 times more likely to get killed by a police officer if you are black in the state of Iowa.

Iowa

Police Killings

  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 9
  • 6
  • 3
  • 0
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General Statistics (2020 est)
State Population 3,132,499
Black Population 107,471
Black Population % 3.43%
White Population 2,695,888
White Population % 86.06%
Hispanic Population 183,296
Hispanic Population % 5.85%
Police Killings (2013-2020)
Total killed by police 44
Blacks killed by police 6
Whites killed by police 33
Hispanics killed by police 2
Crime Statistics (2020 est)
Violent Crime Rate 250.1 per 100k
Incarceration Rate 372.0 per 100k
Poverty Rate 11.2%
Most dangerous city N/A