Reported Annual Crime In Munster

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMunster/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime446n/a (estimate)1,9402,9842,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMunster/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a4.35.64.9
Rape2n/a8.736.338.6
Robbery8n/a34.8107.4101.9
Assault5n/a21.7238.2237.8
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)70388373
Burglary23n/a100.0519.8491.4
Theft396n/a1,722.51,872.01,775.4
Vehicle theft11n/a47.8204.2220.2
Property crime430n/a (estimate)1,8702,5962,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Munster, IN for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Munster, IN is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Munster, IN crime rates are 35% lower than in comparison to the Indiana mean and are 32% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Munster, IN has a rate that is 82% lower than the Indiana average; compared to the United States, it is 81% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Munster, IN is 28% lower than its state's mean, and 25% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Munster is 32% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.32 daily crimes that occur in Munster.
  • Munster is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Munster you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Munster has increased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In Munster (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Munster, IN per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Indiana and on a national scale. In Munster, IN the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.54 times less than the Indiana average and 1.47 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Munster, IN is 5.57 times less than the Indiana average and 5.35 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Munster, IN has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.39 times less than the Indiana average and 1.33 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Munster (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Indiana and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Munster, IN? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Munster, IN has been ranked safer than 83% of other cities in the state of Indiana. In addition, Munster, IN is safer than 70% 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 Munster, IN. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Munster, IN is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Munster

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Munster is 1 in 1437
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Munster is 1 in 54
The chance of being a victim of crime in Munster is 1 in 52
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Munster, IN? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Munster, IN you have a 1 in 1437 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 54 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Munster, IN.

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

A good indicator of whether Munster, IN is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Munster, IN has decreased by 23%, while the property crime rate in Munster, IN has increased by 12% year over year. The number of total crimes in Munster, IN has increased by 11% year over year.

Munster police department

ItemMunsterIndianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)508,766556,527
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
St. John, IN15,45618530548
Willowbrook CDP, IL2,048106549655
Peotone, IL4,1220750750
Winfield, IN4,888101674775
Lake Dalecarlia, IN1,334103686789
Munster, IN23,325701,8701,940

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Cottage Lake, WA23,3181191,4551,574
Athens, AL23,335562,4022,457
Riverbank, CA23,3101452,5602,706
Vero Beach South, FL23,3435263,2043,731
Elk River, MN23,3461002,2242,324
Munster, IN23,325701,8701,940
Source: The Munster, 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.