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Total crime 13%
Violent crime 1%
Property crime 15%
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 peopleSharpsburg/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,913 (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)375 (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)2,538 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Sharpsburg crime rates are 13% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sharpsburg are 1% lower than the national average
  • In Sharpsburg you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sharpsburg is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sharpsburg has decreased by 20%

Sharpsburg crime map

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The Sharpsburg crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Sharpsburg as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Sharpsburg crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Sharpsburg (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sharpsburg

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sharpsburg is 1 in 267
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sharpsburg is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sharpsburg is 1 in 35

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

      Sharpsburg police department

      ItemSharpsburgIowaNational
      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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      Corning, IA1,598111748859
      Lenox, IA1,424114769882
      Bedford, IA1,446125848973
      New Market, IA3933432,3222,665
      Maloy, IA193542,3992,753
      Redding, IA593702,5012,871
      Gravity, IA1573812,5762,956
      Sharpsburg, IA1133752,5382,913

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      Hunter, AR1137183,8444,561
      Andover, IA1133302,2332,563
      Nicasio, CA1131819621,142
      Bingham Lake, MN1133373,0533,390
      Pick City, ND1133412,4762,817
      Sharpsburg, IA1133752,5382,913
      Source: The Sharpsburg, 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.