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Here Are The 10 Most Dangerous Places In Iowa After Dark

While Iowa is generally pretty safe (we didn’t even lock our doors when I was growing up), there are still some cities in Iowa that are safer than others. This list of 10 of the more dangerous places in Iowa includes cities where you might want to be more aware of possible crime than others. This list ranks the top 10 most dangerous places in Iowa based only on violent crime data, and not other types of crime, like larceny and motor vehicle theft.

These findings are in accordance with FBI crime data from 2014 on the violent crimes per capita. The FBI defines violent crime as any crime that includes murder, non-negligent manslaughter, rape, robbery or aggravated assault.

What did you think of this list? Were you surprised by some of the places on it? If you’re also interested in safer places in Iowa, Here Are The 10 Safest And Most Peaceful Places To Live In Iowa.