Reported Annual Crime In Charlestown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCharlestown/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime264n/a (estimate)3,2312,9842,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCharlestown/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.64.9
Rape1n/a12.236.338.6
Robbery1n/a12.2107.4101.9
Assault72n/a881.1238.2237.8
Violent crime74n/a (estimate)906388373
Burglary39n/a477.2519.8491.4
Theft136n/a1,664.21,872.01,775.4
Vehicle theft15n/a183.6204.2220.2
Property crime190n/a (estimate)2,3252,5962,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Charlestown, IN for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Charlestown, 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 Charlestown, IN crime rates are 8% higher than in comparison to the Indiana mean and are 13% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Charlestown, IN has a rate that is 134% higher than the Indiana average; compared to the United States, it is 143% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Charlestown, IN is 10% lower than its state's mean, and 7% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Charlestown is 13% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.85 daily crimes that occur in Charlestown.
  • Charlestown is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Charlestown you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Charlestown has increased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Charlestown (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Charlestown, IN per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Indiana and on a national scale. In Charlestown, IN the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.08 times more than the Indiana average and 1.13 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Charlestown, IN is 2.34 times more than the Indiana average and 2.43 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Charlestown, IN has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.12 times less than the Indiana average and 1.07 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Charlestown (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Charlestown, IN in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Indiana as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Charlestown, IN to other cities in the state and across the country, Charlestown, IN is 3% safer than other cities of Indiana and 6% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Indiana cities and all around the United States, Charlestown, IN has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Charlestown, IN crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Charlestown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Charlestown is 1 in 111
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Charlestown is 1 in 44
The chance of being a victim of crime in Charlestown is 1 in 31
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Charlestown, IN? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Charlestown, IN your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 111. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 44 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Charlestown, IN is 1 in 31.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Charlestown, 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 Charlestown, IN has increased by 7450%, the amount of property crime in Charlestown, IN has decreased by 18%, and the total amount of crime in Charlestown, IN has increased by 14% year to year.

Charlestown police department

ItemCharlestownIndianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)208,766556,527
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
Pewee Valley, KY1,4310130130
Meadow Vale, KY6730264264
St. Regis Park, KY1,55131306336
Barbourmeade, KY1,37531306336
Beechwood Village, KY1,32131306336
Charlestown, IN7,8029062,3253,231

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Wahpeton, ND7,8041262,2802,406
Village Green-Green Ridge, PA7,8042121,2211,433
Ellsworth, ME7,8041653,8504,015
Baldwin Harbor, NY7,7992451,0351,280
Kalifornsky, AK7,8067092,7363,445
Charlestown, IN7,8029062,3253,231
Source: The Charlestown, 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.