Reported Annual Crime In Bloomington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBloomington/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,993n/a (estimate)3,5622,9842,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBloomington/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a2.45.64.9
Rape43n/a51.236.338.6
Robbery64n/a76.2107.4101.9
Assault204n/a242.8238.2237.8
Violent crime313n/a (estimate)373388373
Burglary504n/a599.9519.8491.4
Theft2,028n/a2,413.91,872.01,775.4
Vehicle theft148n/a176.2204.2220.2
Property crime2,680n/a (estimate)3,1902,5962,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Bloomington, IN. These figures on reported criminal activity in Bloomington, IN, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Bloomington, IN is 19% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Indiana, and when compared with the national average, is 25% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Bloomington, IN has 4% lower than violent crime rate than Indiana average, while remaining equal to the national average. In property crime, Bloomington, IN is 23% higher than the average of Indiana and is 28% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bloomington is 25% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.76 daily crimes that occur in Bloomington.
  • Bloomington is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bloomington you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bloomington has increased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Bloomington (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Bloomington, IN per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Indiana and on a national scale. In Bloomington, IN the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.19 times more than the Indiana average and 1.25 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Bloomington, IN is 1.04 times less than the Indiana average and 1.00 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Bloomington, IN has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.23 times more than the Indiana average and 1.28 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Bloomington (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Bloomington, IN compared to every other city in Indiana as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Bloomington, IN ranks safer than 37% of every city located within Indiana along with 27% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Indiana and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Bloomington, IN. As a result, Bloomington, IN is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bloomington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bloomington is 1 in 269
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bloomington is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bloomington is 1 in 29
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Bloomington, IN? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Bloomington, IN you have a 1 in 269 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 32 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bloomington, IN.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Bloomington, 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 Bloomington, IN has increased by 5% and the rate of property crime in Bloomington, IN has increased by 7%. The total crime rate in Bloomington, IN has increased by 7% year to year.

Bloomington police department

ItemBloomingtonIndianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1248,766556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.43.3

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
Smithville-Sanders, IN3,234121807928
Morgantown, IN1,0331811,2141,395
Spencer, IN2,4531951,3061,501
Ellettsville, IN6,3523211,8672,188
Harrodsburg, IN7614893,2683,757
Bloomington, IN81,9633733,1903,562

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
O'Fallon, MO81,978651,1961,260
Longview, TX82,0305164,9645,480
Warwick, RI82,065811,9161,996
Bellingham, WA82,0802554,8435,098
Troy, MI82,106661,6931,759
Bloomington, IN81,9633733,1903,562
Source: The Bloomington, 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.