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Total crime 68%
Violent crime 72%
Property crime 67%
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. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShell Rock/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)809 (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)108 (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)701 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Shell Rock crime rates are 68% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Shell Rock are 72% lower than the national average
  • In Shell Rock you have a 1 in 124 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Shell Rock is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Shell Rock has increased by 3%

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

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      Daily Crime In Shell Rock (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Shell Rock

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Shell Rock is 1 in 927
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Shell Rock is 1 in 143
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Shell Rock is 1 in 124

      Year Over Year Crime In Shell Rock (per 100,000 people)

      Shell Rock police department

      ItemShell RockIowaNational
      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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      Denver, IA1,81483540623
      Parkersburg, IA2,019110716826
      Greene, IA1,115113736850
      Allison, IA1,222115744859
      Clarksville, IA1,276119771889
      Waverly, IA10,0494328741,306
      Janesville, IA7952401,5601,800
      Shell Rock, IA1,254108701809

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Wildwood, TX1,2541498511,000
      Dexter, NM1,2540162162
      Lily Lake, IL1,25380364445
      Kamiah, ID1,255101549650
      Bellefonte, DE1,253148788936
      Shell Rock, IA1,254108701809
      Source: The Shell Rock, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.