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Total crime 67%
Violent crime 71%
Property crime 66%
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 peopleNew Sharon/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)820 (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)109 (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)710 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • New Sharon crime rates are 67% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in New Sharon are 71% lower than the national average
  • In New Sharon you have a 1 in 122 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • New Sharon is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in New Sharon has increased by 3%

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      Daily Crime In New Sharon (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in New Sharon

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in New Sharon is 1 in 915
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in New Sharon is 1 in 141
      The chance of being a victim of crime in New Sharon is 1 in 122

      Year Over Year Crime In New Sharon (per 100,000 people)

      New Sharon police department

      ItemNew SharonIowaNational
      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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      Montezuma, IA1,591111724836
      Pella, IA10,280971,2391,335
      Keomah Village, IA692211,4381,659
      Oskaloosa, IA11,5384731,7872,260
      Sully, IA8433071,9912,297
      Leighton, IA1933332,1602,492
      Lynnville, IA4563332,1622,495
      New Sharon, IA1,263109710820

      Cities with similar population

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      Milan, OH1,263103719822
      Ashland, IL1,2642542,1172,371
      Royalton, MN1,2621079431,050
      Rison, AR1,2622931,4301,722
      Battle Creek, NE1,264110744854
      New Sharon, IA1,263109710820
      Source: The New Sharon, 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.