Reported Annual Crime In Elkhart

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElkhart/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,362 (estimate)2,3332,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElkhart/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.34.9
Rapen/an/an/a37.038.6
Robberyn/an/an/a33.5101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a213.2237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)290 (estimate)286373
Burglaryn/an/an/a476.7491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,431.61,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a139.0220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,073 (estimate)2,0472,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elkhart is 17% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.47 daily crimes that occur in Elkhart.
  • Elkhart is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Elkhart you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elkhart has increased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Elkhart (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elkhart

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elkhart is 1 in 346
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elkhart is 1 in 49
The chance of being a victim of crime in Elkhart is 1 in 43

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

Elkhart police department

ItemElkhartIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

Sex offenders in Iowa

StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
Iowa5,765196222
There are a total of 5,765 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 196 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 12% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Saylorville, IA2,94464460524
Polk City, IA3,77076543619
Slater, IA1,58789635724
Huxley, IA3,370115822937
Clive, IA16,246117835952
Elkhart, IA5972902,0732,362

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Humboldt, SD5973791,9232,302
Parkton, NC5974653,6814,146
Hinckley, UT5972833,5753,858
Pine Harbor, TX5976664,5755,241
Dearing, GA5975234,1854,708
Elkhart, IA5972902,0732,362
Source: The Elkhart, IA 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.