Reported Annual Crime In Muncie

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMuncie/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,007n/a (estimate)4,2922,9942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMuncie/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder6n/a8.66.65.3
Rape29n/a41.437.740.4
Robbery95n/a135.6110.5102.8
Assault122n/a174.1249.9248.5
Violent crime252n/a (estimate)360405386
Burglary475n/a677.9514.0468.9
Theft2,083n/a2,972.91,853.31,745.0
Vehicle theft197n/a281.2222.1236.9
Property crime2,755n/a (estimate)3,9322,5892,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Muncie, IN. The total number of reported crimes in Muncie, 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 Muncie, IN crime rate is 43% higher than the Indiana average and is 51% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Muncie, IN has a violent crime rate that is 11% lower than the Indiana average and 7% lower than the national average. For property crime, Muncie, IN is 52% higher than the Indiana average and 60% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Daleville, IN1,6501721,1001,272
Albany, IN1,8491741,1131,288
Farmland, IN1,4131821,1641,346
Eaton, IN1,7361861,1921,378
Summitville, IN1,0781881,1991,387
Parker City, IN1,3201891,2051,394
Redkey, IN1,3372041,3011,505
Muncie, IN70,0353603,9324,292

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Muncie is 51% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.76 daily crimes that occur in Muncie.
  • Muncie is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Muncie you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Muncie has decreased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Muncie (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Muncie, IN per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Indiana and on a national scale. In Muncie, IN the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.43 times more than the Indiana average and 1.51 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Muncie, IN is 1.13 times less than the Indiana average and 1.07 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Muncie, IN has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.52 times more than the Indiana average and 1.60 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Muncie (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Muncie, IN area in comparison to other Indiana communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Muncie, IN being safer than 33% of cities in Indiana and 23% 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 Muncie, IN. In conclusion, Muncie, IN now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Muncie

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Muncie is 1 in 279
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Muncie is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in Muncie is 1 in 24
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Muncie, 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 Muncie, IN, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 279. 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 26 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 Muncie, IN is 1 in 24.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Muncie, 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 Muncie, IN has decreased by 41% and the rate of property crime in Muncie, IN has decreased by 4%. The total crime rate in Muncie, IN has decreased by 9% year to year.

Muncie police department

ItemMuncieIndianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1098,766556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.43.3
There are a total of 109 Muncie police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.4% less than the Indiana average and 52.5% 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
Lafayette, IN69,9825034,2154,718
Loveland, CO70,0932392,5832,822
Rapid City, SD70,1267193,9774,696
Goodyear, AZ70,1483782,5152,893
Gulfport, MS69,9133145,2545,568
Muncie, IN70,0353603,9324,292
Source: The Muncie, 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.