Reported Annual Crime In Evansville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEvansville/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime6,643n/a (estimate)5,5402,9942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEvansville/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder8n/a6.76.65.3
Rape75n/a62.537.740.4
Robbery210n/a175.1110.5102.8
Assault469n/a391.1249.9248.5
Violent crime762n/a (estimate)635405386
Burglary1,008n/a840.6514.0468.9
Theft4,490n/a3,744.51,853.31,745.0
Vehicle theft383n/a319.4222.1236.9
Property crime5,881n/a (estimate)4,9052,5892,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Evansville, IN. The total number of reported crimes in Evansville, IN is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Evansville, IN crime rate is 85% higher than the Indiana average and is 95% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Evansville, IN has a violent crime rate that is 57% higher than the Indiana average and 65% higher than the national average. For property crime, Evansville, IN is 89% higher than the Indiana average and 100% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Darmstadt, IN1,33857363420
Melody Hill, IN3,6231519621,113
Poseyville, IN1,1181549871,141
Newburgh, IN3,3001581,0121,171
Chandler, IN3,3812511,6051,856
Spottsville, KY3982652,5012,766
Henderson, KY28,8701942,6542,847
Evansville, IN120,1566354,9055,540

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Evansville is 95% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.18 daily crimes that occur in Evansville.
  • Evansville is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Evansville you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Evansville has decreased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Evansville (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Evansville, IN per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Indiana as well as national figures. In Evansville, IN the total number of daily crimes is 1.85 times more than the Indiana average and 1.95 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Evansville, IN are 1.57 times more than the Indiana average and 1.65 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Evansville, IN has a daily crime rate that is 1.89 times more than the Indiana average and 2.00 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Evansville (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Evansville, 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 Evansville, IN to other cities in the state and across the country, Evansville, IN is 4% safer than other cities of Indiana and 10% 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, Evansville, IN has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Evansville, IN crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Evansville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Evansville is 1 in 158
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Evansville is 1 in 21
The chance of being a victim of crime in Evansville is 1 in 19
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Evansville, IN? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Evansville, IN your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 158. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 21 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 Evansville, IN is 1 in 19.

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

The year over year crime rate for Evansville, IN is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Evansville, IN has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 8% in Evansville, IN, while property crimes in Evansville, IN have decreased by 4%. Crimes in total for Evansville, IN have decreased by 3% year over year.

Evansville police department

ItemEvansvilleIndianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3178,766558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.43.3
There are a total of 317 Evansville police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.5% greater than the Indiana average and 17.5% 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
Vallejo, CA119,6448613,9334,794
Allentown, PA119,6244582,7673,224
Athens, GA120,8135063,8174,323
Victorville, CA121,3206062,8583,464
Norman, OK118,9742693,2323,502
Evansville, IN120,1566354,9055,540
Source: The Evansville, 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.