Reported Annual Crime In Hammond

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHammond/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,129n/a (estimate)4,0222,9842,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHammond/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder7n/a9.05.64.9
Rape25n/a32.136.338.6
Robbery170n/a218.5107.4101.9
Assault319n/a410.0238.2237.8
Violent crime521n/a (estimate)670388373
Burglary516n/a663.2519.8491.4
Theft1,826n/a2,346.91,872.01,775.4
Vehicle theft266n/a341.9204.2220.2
Property crime2,608n/a (estimate)3,3522,5962,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Hammond, 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 35% higher than the average of crimes committed in Indiana. It is also 41% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Hammond, IN shows a crime rate that is 73% higher than the Indiana average. The crime rate is also 80% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Hammond, IN is shown to be 29% higher than the Indiana average and 35% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hammond is 41% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.02 daily crimes that occur in Hammond.
  • Hammond is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hammond you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hammond has decreased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Hammond (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Hammond, IN for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Indiana as well as those across America as a whole. The Hammond, IN total amount of daily offenses is 1.35 times more than the Indiana average and 1.41 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Hammond, IN is 1.73 times more than the Indiana average, and it is 1.80 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Hammond, IN has a daily crime figure that is 1.29 times more than the Indiana average and 1.35 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Hammond (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Indiana and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Hammond, IN? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Hammond, IN has been ranked safer than 10% of other cities in the state of Indiana. In addition, Hammond, IN is safer than 13% 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 Hammond, IN. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Hammond, IN is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hammond

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hammond is 1 in 150
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hammond is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hammond is 1 in 25
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Hammond, 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 Hammond, IN, then there is a 1 in 150 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 30. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 25 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Hammond, IN.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Hammond, IN is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Hammond, IN has decreased by 17% and the rate of property crime in Hammond, IN has decreased by 7%. The total crime rate in Hammond, IN has decreased by 9% year to year.

Hammond police department

ItemHammondIndianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2498,766556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.12.43.3
There are a total of 249 Hammond police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.1% greater than the Indiana average and 5.9% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
St. John, IN15,45618530548
Willowbrook CDP, IL2,048106549655
Winfield, IN4,888101674775
Merrionette Park, IL1,7481668581,023
Oak Forest, IL28,1041359641,098
Hammond, IN79,5856703,3524,022

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bend, OR79,6981562,7312,887
Redwood City, CA79,7362252,1822,407
Gary, IN79,1655884,3934,981
Edinburg, TX79,0024294,7815,209
Lake Forest, CA78,9401351,1241,259
Hammond, IN79,5856703,3524,022
Source: The Hammond, 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.