Reported Annual Crime In Bluffton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBluffton/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime346n/a (estimate)3,4652,9842,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBluffton/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.64.9
Rape1n/a10.036.338.6
Robbery0n/a0.0107.4101.9
Assault1n/a10.0238.2237.8
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)20388373
Burglary49n/a490.7519.8491.4
Theft285n/a2,854.31,872.01,775.4
Vehicle theft10n/a100.2204.2220.2
Property crime344n/a (estimate)3,4452,5962,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Bluffton, IN. These figures on reported criminal activity in Bluffton, 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 Bluffton, IN is 16% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Indiana, and when compared with the national average, is 21% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Bluffton, IN has 95% lower than violent crime rate than Indiana average, while remaining 95% lower than the national average. In property crime, Bluffton, IN is 33% higher than the average of Indiana and is 39% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bluffton is 21% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.49 daily crimes that occur in Bluffton.
  • Bluffton is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bluffton you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bluffton has decreased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Bluffton (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Bluffton, IN per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Indiana and on a national level. In Bluffton, IN the total number of daily crimes is 1.16 times more than the Indiana average and 1.21 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Bluffton, IN is 19.35 times less than the Indiana average and 18.60 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Bluffton, IN has a daily crime rate that is 1.33 times more than the Indiana average and 1.39 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Bluffton (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Bluffton, IN compared to other areas of Indiana, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Bluffton, IN safer than 60% when compared to other Indiana cities, and 51% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Indiana, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Bluffton, IN. At this time, Bluffton, IN sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bluffton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bluffton is 1 in 4993
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bluffton is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bluffton is 1 in 29
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Bluffton, IN? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Bluffton, IN, you have a 1 in 4993 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 30. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Bluffton, IN is 1 in 29.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Bluffton, IN is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Bluffton, IN has increased by 100%, the amount of property crime in Bluffton, IN has decreased by 2%, and the total amount of crime in Bluffton, IN has decreased by 1% year to year.

Bluffton police department

ItemBlufftonIndianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)308,766556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.02.43.3
There are a total of 30 Bluffton police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.5% greater than the Indiana average and 7.8% 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
Berne, IN3,810124395519
Markle, IN1,0831531,0251,178
Warren, IN1,4761721,1541,327
Geneva, IN1,3841801,2061,386
Montpelier, IN1,8641961,3141,510
Bluffton, IN9,621203,4453,465

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rainbow City, AL9,6231672,0932,260
Brentwood, PA9,6251991,9382,137
Fairfield, IA9,615923,1653,256
Oregon, WI9,62990390480
Jefferson, GA9,6301201,7871,908
Bluffton, IN9,621203,4453,465
Source: The Bluffton, 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.