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Total crime 69%
Violent crime 73%
Property crime 68%
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 peopleNew Sharon/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)796 (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)102 (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)693 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • New Sharon crime rates are 69% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in New Sharon are 73% lower than the national average
  • In New Sharon you have a 1 in 126 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • New Sharon is safer than 80% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in New Sharon has decreased by 20%

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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 977
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in New Sharon is 1 in 145
      The chance of being a victim of crime in New Sharon is 1 in 126

      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, IA1,591104706811
      Pella, IA10,2801861,3181,504
      Keomah Village, IA692071,4031,610
      Sully, IA8432871,9432,230
      Leighton, IA1933112,1072,419
      Lynnville, IA4563122,1102,421
      Oskaloosa, IA11,5383992,1002,499
      New Sharon, IA1,263102693796

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Milan, OH1,26398762860
      Battle Creek, NE1,264104759863
      Hanover, OH1,262103797900
      Royalton, MN1,2621009051,004
      Broadalbin, NY1,264169696865
      New Sharon, IA1,263102693796
      Source: The New Sharon, 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.