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Total crime 5%
Violent crime 8%
Property crime 7%
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 peopleSt. Olaf/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,706 (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)348 (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)2,358 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • St. Olaf crime rates are 5% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in St. Olaf are 8% lower than the national average
  • In St. Olaf you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • St. Olaf is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in St. Olaf has decreased by 20%

St. Olaf crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In St. Olaf (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in St. Olaf

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in St. Olaf is 1 in 288
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in St. Olaf is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of crime in St. Olaf is 1 in 37

      Year Over Year Crime In St. Olaf (per 100,000 people)

      St. Olaf police department

      ItemSt. OlafIowaNational
      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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      St. Olaf, IA1383482,3582,706
      Source: The St. Olaf, 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.