Reported Annual Crime In Elwood

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElwood/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime187n/a (estimate)2,2192,9942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElwood/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.65.3
Rape6n/a71.237.740.4
Robbery0n/a0.0110.5102.8
Assault6n/a71.2249.9248.5
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)142405386
Burglary38n/a450.9514.0468.9
Theft127n/a1,507.11,853.31,745.0
Vehicle theft10n/a118.7222.1236.9
Property crime175n/a (estimate)2,0772,5892,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Elwood, IN. All reported Elwood, IN crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Elwood, IN overall crime rate is 26% lower than in comparison to the Indiana average; and is also 22% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Elwood, IN, the rate is 65% lower than compared to the Indiana average, and 63% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Elwood, IN comes in at 20% lower than to the average seen in Indiana, and 15% lower than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Edgewood, IN1,8791398921,031
Lapel, IN1,7601499511,100
Fairmount, IN2,9986006001,201
Woodlawn Heights, IN501641,0461,210
Country Club Heights, IN1141641,0461,210
Point Isabel, IN901641,0461,210
River Forest, IN331641,0461,210
Elwood, IN8,5691422,0772,219

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elwood is 22% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.08 daily crimes that occur in Elwood.
  • Elwood is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Elwood you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elwood has increased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Elwood (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Elwood, IN on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Indiana. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Elwood, IN (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Indiana state wide, are 1.35 times less than the state average and 1.28 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Elwood, IN on a daily bases are 2.84 times less than than Indiana average and 2.71 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Elwood, IN are 1.25 times less than the daily state average and 1.18 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Elwood (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Indiana and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Elwood, IN? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Elwood, IN has been ranked safer than 67% of other cities in the state of Indiana. In addition, Elwood, IN is safer than 56% 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 Elwood, IN. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Elwood, IN is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elwood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elwood is 1 in 703
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elwood is 1 in 49
The chance of being a victim of crime in Elwood is 1 in 46
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Elwood, IN? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Elwood, IN, then there is a 1 in 703 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 49. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 46 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Elwood, IN.

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

A good indicator of whether Elwood, IN is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Elwood, IN has not changed, while the property crime rate in Elwood, IN has increased by 14% year over year. The number of total crimes in Elwood, IN has increased by 13% year over year.

Elwood police department

ItemElwoodIndianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)208,766556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.43.3
There are a total of 20 Elwood police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.7% less than the Indiana average and 28.9% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Oak Hills Place, LA8,5681991,1571,356
Tuscumbia, AL8,5654142,5562,970
Dormont, PA8,5651071,2201,327
Poteau, OK8,5635936,3856,978
Franklin, KY8,5632712,6892,960
Elwood, IN8,5691422,0772,219
Source: The Elwood, IN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.