Reported Annual Crime In Shelby

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShelby/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,805 (estimate)2,4192,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShelby/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.35.3
Rapen/an/an/a39.241.7
Robberyn/an/an/a39.898.0
Assaultn/an/an/a211.0248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)340 (estimate)293383
Burglaryn/an/an/a479.3430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,468.61,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a177.4237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,465 (estimate)2,1252,362

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Shelby is 2% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.68 daily crimes that occur in Shelby.
  • Shelby is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Shelby you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Shelby has decreased by 1%.

Compare Shelby, IA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Shelby (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Shelby (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Shelby

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Shelby is 1 in 295
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Shelby is 1 in 41
The chance of being a victim of crime in Shelby is 1 in 36

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

Shelby police department

ItemShelbyIowaNational
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
Iowa5,765196222
There are a total of 5,765 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 196 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 12% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Harlan, IA5,008163102265
Avoca, IA1,478111803914
Oakland, IA1,544116841957
Bentley, IA1071751,2701,445
Underwood, IA8082471,7922,039
McClelland, IA1762701,9592,229
Minden, IA6343242,3522,677
Shelby, IA6543402,4652,805

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Burke, TX6545703,3303,901
Irvona, PA6544672,4602,927
Smithville, GA6555514,4144,965
Bluffview, WI6535172,9223,439
Mercer, WI6553882,1932,582
Shelby, IA6543402,4652,805
Source: The Shelby, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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