Reported Annual Crime In Anderson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAnderson/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,392n/a (estimate)4,3272,9842,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAnderson/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.85.64.9
Rape61n/a110.436.338.6
Robbery86n/a155.6107.4101.9
Assault85n/a153.8238.2237.8
Violent crime233n/a (estimate)422388373
Burglary458n/a828.6519.8491.4
Theft1,568n/a2,836.71,872.01,775.4
Vehicle theft133n/a240.6204.2220.2
Property crime2,159n/a (estimate)3,9062,5962,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Anderson, IN for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Anderson, IN is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Anderson, IN crime rates are 45% higher than in comparison to the Indiana mean and are 51% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Anderson, IN has a rate that is 9% higher than the Indiana average; compared to the United States, it is 13% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Anderson, IN is 50% higher than its state's mean, and 57% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Anderson is 51% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.86 daily crimes that occur in Anderson.
  • Anderson is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Anderson you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Anderson has decreased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Anderson (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Anderson, IN per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Indiana and on a national scale. In Anderson, IN the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.45 times more than the Indiana average and 1.51 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Anderson, IN is 1.09 times more than the Indiana average and 1.13 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Anderson, IN has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.50 times more than the Indiana average and 1.57 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Anderson (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Indiana and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Anderson, IN? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Anderson, IN has been ranked safer than 17% of other cities in the state of Indiana. In addition, Anderson, IN is safer than 21% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Indiana and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Anderson, IN. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Anderson, IN is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Anderson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Anderson is 1 in 238
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Anderson is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in Anderson is 1 in 24
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Anderson, IN? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Anderson, IN you have a 1 in 238 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Anderson, IN.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Anderson, IN is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Anderson, IN has increased by 23% and the rate of property crime in Anderson, IN has decreased by 13%. The total crime rate in Anderson, IN has decreased by 10% year to year.

Anderson police department

ItemAndersonIndianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1258,766556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.43.3
There are a total of 125 Anderson police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.7% less than the Indiana average and 31.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Indiana

StateTotal offendersIndiana /100KNational /100K
Indiana11,165179222
There are a total of 11,165 sex offenders in Indiana. This yields a total of 179 sex offenders in Indiana per 100,000 residents which is 19% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Edgewood, IN1,8791348941,028
Lapel, IN1,7601439541,096
Country Club Heights, IN1141571,0491,206
River Forest, IN331571,0491,206
Woodlawn Heights, IN501571,0491,206
Anderson, IN55,7894223,9064,327

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
New Brunswick, NJ55,8047172,2212,939
Decatur, AL55,6412924,2644,556
Midwest City, OK55,9642644,1554,418
Chicopee, MA55,6034832,5413,024
Coconut Creek, FL55,5901372,0962,232
Anderson, IN55,7894223,9064,327
Source: The Anderson, IN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.