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Total crime 67%
Violent crime 71%
Property crime 66%
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 peopleSheffield/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)854 (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)110 (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)744 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Sheffield crime rates are 67% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sheffield are 71% lower than the national average
  • In Sheffield you have a 1 in 118 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sheffield is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sheffield has decreased by 18%

Sheffield crime map

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      Daily Crime In Sheffield (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sheffield

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sheffield is 1 in 910
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sheffield is 1 in 135
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sheffield is 1 in 118

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

      Sheffield police department

      ItemSheffieldIowaNational
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hampton, IA4,326143286428
      Rockwell, IA1,100100679779
      Meservey, IA1772911,9732,264
      Rockford, IA7603022,0432,345
      Hansell, IA933222,1772,499
      Coulter, IA2143402,3042,644
      Thornton, IA4823422,3152,657
      Sheffield, IA1,283110744854

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gillett, WI1,2833051,6761,980
      Clarkton, MO1,28384421505
      Janesville, CA1,2831759341,110
      Shelburn, IN1,2822061,1721,378
      Crested Butte, CO1,282120659779
      Sheffield, IA1,283110744854
      Source: The Sheffield, 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.