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Total crime 65%
Violent crime 68%
Property crime 65%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; 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 peopleSanborn/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)817 (estimate)2,0022,346
Murdern/an/an/a3.56.5
Rapen/an/an/a40.738.4
Robberyn/an/an/a29.873.9
Assaultn/an/an/a229.4279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)124 (estimate)304388
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,130.11,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a197.1246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)693 (estimate)1,6981,958

Key findings

  • Sanborn crime rates are 65% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sanborn are 68% lower than the national average
  • In Sanborn you have a 1 in 123 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sanborn is safer than 75% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sanborn has not changed

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      Daily Crime In Sanborn (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sanborn

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sanborn is 1 in 807
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sanborn is 1 in 145
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sanborn is 1 in 123

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

      Sanborn police department

      ItemSanbornIowaNational
      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.

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      Paullina, IA1,034128713840
      Hartley, IA1,717135752886
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      Hospers, IA7563632,0262,389
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      Matlock, IA713852,1492,533
      Primghar, IA9733972,2152,611
      Sanborn, IA1,405124693817

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      Kearney Park, MS1,405114821935
      French Settlement, LA1,405831,0821,166
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      Wilder, ID1,40505454
      Buchanan Dam, TX1,404123620744
      Sanborn, IA1,405124693817
      Source: The Sanborn, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.