Reported Annual Crime In La Porte

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLa Porte/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime858n/a (estimate)3,9192,9942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLa Porte/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.65.3
Rape9n/a41.137.740.4
Robbery20n/a91.4110.5102.8
Assault64n/a292.4249.9248.5
Violent crime93n/a (estimate)425405386
Burglary145n/a662.4514.0468.9
Theft576n/a2,631.21,853.31,745.0
Vehicle theft44n/a201.0222.1236.9
Property crime765n/a (estimate)3,4952,5892,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in La Porte, 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 31% higher than the average of crimes committed in Indiana. It is also 38% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, La Porte, IN shows a crime rate that is 5% higher than the Indiana average. The crime rate is also 10% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, La Porte, IN is shown to be 35% higher than the Indiana average and 43% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Galien, MI538000
Long Beach, IN1,20657363420
Three Oaks, MI1,685175729904
Trail Creek, IN1,872123786909
Wanatah, IN1,076135864999
Walkerton, IN1,9821581,0101,168
New Carlisle, IN2,0561631,0421,205
La Porte, IN22,1534253,4953,919

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in La Porte is 38% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.74 daily crimes that occur in La Porte.
  • La Porte is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States.
  • In La Porte you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in La Porte has increased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In La Porte (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in La Porte, IN per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Indiana as well as national figures. In La Porte, IN the total number of daily crimes is 1.31 times more than the Indiana average and 1.38 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in La Porte, IN are 1.05 times more than the Indiana average and 1.10 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, La Porte, IN has a daily crime rate that is 1.35 times more than the Indiana average and 1.43 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is La Porte (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the La Porte, IN area in comparison to other Indiana communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show La Porte, IN being safer than 55% of cities in Indiana and 40% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Indiana cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to La Porte, IN. In conclusion, La Porte, IN now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in La Porte

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in La Porte is 1 in 236
The chance of being a victim of property crime in La Porte is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in La Porte is 1 in 26
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in La Porte, IN? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in La Porte, IN, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 236. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 29 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in La Porte, IN is 1 in 26.

Year Over Year Crime In La Porte (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in La Porte, IN is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in La Porte, IN has increased by 174%, while the property crime rate in La Porte, IN has decreased by 1% year over year. Summing up the numbers, La Porte, IN has increased by 7% with regards to total crimes year over year.

La Porte police department

ItemLa PorteIndianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)498,766556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.43.3
There are a total of 49 La Porte police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.2% less than the Indiana average and 32.1% 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
Ruston, LA22,1495002,7753,274
Brent, FL22,1756544,0884,743
Millbrae, CA22,1771871,0721,259
Derry, NH22,1291171,5041,621
South Elgin, IL22,1261201,1681,288
La Porte, IN22,1534253,4953,919
Source: The La Porte, 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.