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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, so estimates are used 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)816 (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)707 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Sanborn crime rates are 67% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sanborn are 71% lower than the national average
  • In Sanborn you have a 1 in 123 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sanborn is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sanborn has increased by 3%

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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 919
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sanborn is 1 in 142
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Paullina, IA1,034112728840
      Hartley, IA1,717118767886
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      Hospers, IA7563192,0692,388
      Granville, IA3623382,1922,530
      Matlock, IA713382,1942,532
      Primghar, IA9733482,2622,610
      Sanborn, IA1,405109707816

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Wilder, ID1,405119649768
      Westwood Shores, TX1,4051759961,171
      Kearney Park, MS1,4051099281,036
      French Settlement, LA1,405859311,015
      Ferron, UT1,4061089921,100
      Sanborn, IA1,405109707816
      Source: The Sanborn, 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.