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Total crime 60%
Violent crime 62%
Property crime 60%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShenandoah/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime48n/a (estimate)9882,0002,489
Murder1n/a20.61.95.0
Rape0n/a0.036.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.027.481.6
Assault6n/a123.5200.4250.2
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)144267379
Burglary12n/a247.0371.1340.5
Theft26n/a535.11,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theft3n/a61.7163.0219.9
Property crime41n/a (estimate)8441,7342,110

Key findings

  • Shenandoah crime rates are 60% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Shenandoah are 62% lower than the national average
  • In Shenandoah you have a 1 in 102 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Shenandoah is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Shenandoah has decreased by 50%

Shenandoah crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Shenandoah (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Shenandoah, IA per 100,000 people. In Shenandoah, the total number of daily crimes is 2.02 times less than the Iowa average and 2.52 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Shenandoah is 1.85 times less than the Iowa average and 2.63 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Shenandoah has a daily crime rate that is 2.05 times less than the Iowa average and 2.50 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Shenandoah (higher is better)

      How safe is Shenandoah, Iowa compared to other cities in Iowa and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Shenandoah is safer than 77% of the cities in Iowa and 69% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Iowa and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Shenandoah. Overall, Shenandoah is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Shenandoah

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Shenandoah is 1 in 695
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Shenandoah is 1 in 119
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Shenandoah is 1 in 102
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Shenandoah? In Shenandoah, you have a 1 in 695 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 119. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Shenandoah, IA is 1 in 102.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Shenandoah, IA is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Shenandoah has decreased by 43%, while the property crime rate in Shenandoah has decreased by 51% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Shenandoah has decreased by 50% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Shenandoah police department

      ItemShenandoahIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)113,827558,732
      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
      Hamburg, IA1,1151368811,017
      Sidney, IA9953362,1852,521
      Farragut, IA4313472,2542,602
      Essex, IA8593592,3312,690
      Riverton, IA2603632,3602,723
      Blanchard, IA293692,3942,762
      Coin, IA2203892,5292,919
      Shenandoah, IA5,030144844988

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      Nikiski, AK5,0298132,7313,544
      Dayton, MN5,03115642657
      Bigfork, MT5,0322141,1611,375
      South Sarasota, FL5,032123698821
      South Highpoint, FL5,0344352,4712,906
      Shenandoah, IA5,030144844988
      Source: The Shenandoah, 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.