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Total crime 17%
Violent crime 28%
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 peopleSheldahl/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,139 (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)275 (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)1,864 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Sheldahl crime rates are 17% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sheldahl are 28% lower than the national average
  • In Sheldahl you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sheldahl is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sheldahl has decreased by 20%

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The Sheldahl crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Sheldahl 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 Sheldahl crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Sheldahl (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sheldahl

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sheldahl is 1 in 364
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sheldahl is 1 in 54
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sheldahl is 1 in 47

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

      Sheldahl police department

      ItemSheldahlIowaNational
      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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      Granger, IA1,46164432495
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      Huxley, IA3,474103698801
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      Sheldahl, IA2492751,8642,139

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      Northome, MN2493453,1263,471
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      Sheldahl, IA2492751,8642,139
      Source: The Sheldahl, 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.