Reported Annual Crime In Griffith

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGriffith/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime476n/a (estimate)2,8982,9842,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGriffith/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.64.9
Rape1n/a6.136.338.6
Robbery9n/a54.8107.4101.9
Assault6n/a36.5238.2237.8
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)97388373
Burglary65n/a395.8519.8491.4
Theft371n/a2,258.91,872.01,775.4
Vehicle theft24n/a146.1204.2220.2
Property crime460n/a (estimate)2,8012,5962,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Griffith, IN is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 3% lower than the average of crimes committed in Indiana. It is also 1% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Griffith, IN shows a crime rate that is 75% lower than the Indiana average. The crime rate is also 74% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Griffith, IN is shown to be 8% higher than the Indiana average and 13% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Griffith is 1% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.94 daily crimes that occur in Griffith.
  • Griffith is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Griffith you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Griffith has decreased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Griffith (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Griffith, 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 Griffith, IN (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Indiana state wide, are 1.03 times less than the state average and 1.01 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Griffith, IN on a daily bases are 3.98 times less than than Indiana average and 3.82 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Griffith, IN are 1.08 times more than the daily state average and 1.13 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Griffith (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Griffith, IN compared to other areas of Indiana, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Griffith, IN safer than 61% when compared to other Indiana cities, and 53% 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 Griffith, IN. At this time, Griffith, IN sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Griffith

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Griffith is 1 in 1027
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Griffith is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Griffith is 1 in 35
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Griffith, IN? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Griffith, IN you have a 1 in 1027 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Griffith, IN.

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

Determining whether Griffith, IN is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Griffith, IN has decreased by 62% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has not changed year over year. Total crimes for Griffith, IN has decreased by 5% in the same time frame.

Griffith police department

ItemGriffithIndianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)398,766556,527
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
Ogden Dunes, IN1,23654364419
Shorewood Forest, IN2,49561407468
St. John, IN15,45618530548
Willowbrook CDP, IL2,048106549655
Winfield, IN4,888101674775
Griffith, IN16,765972,8012,898

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
St. Michael, MN16,7672212,0222,244
Southbridge Town, MA16,7754092,3612,771
Mill Creek East, WA16,7542022,4602,662
Helena, AL16,752116696812
Country Club Hills, IL16,7523192,6382,957
Griffith, IN16,765972,8012,898
Source: The Griffith, 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.