Reported Annual Crime In Scottsburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleScottsburg/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime237n/a (estimate)3,5732,9842,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleScottsburg/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.64.9
Rape3n/a45.236.338.6
Robbery4n/a60.3107.4101.9
Assault24n/a361.8238.2237.8
Violent crime31n/a (estimate)467388373
Burglary20n/a301.5519.8491.4
Theft184n/a2,773.61,872.01,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a30.1204.2220.2
Property crime206n/a (estimate)3,1052,5962,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Scottsburg, IN is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Scottsburg, IN. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Scottsburg, IN averages 20% higher than the rest of Indiana while the rate of crime on a national scale is 25% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Scottsburg, IN is 21% higher than the average rate of crime in Indiana and 25% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 20% higher than the remainder of the state of Indiana and 25% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Scottsburg, IN area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Scottsburg is 25% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.79 daily crimes that occur in Scottsburg.
  • Scottsburg is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Scottsburg you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Scottsburg has decreased by 19%.

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Daily Crime In Scottsburg (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Scottsburg, 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 Scottsburg, IN (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Indiana state wide, are 1.20 times more than the state average and 1.25 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Scottsburg, IN on a daily bases are 1.21 times more than than Indiana average and 1.25 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Scottsburg, IN are 1.20 times more than the daily state average and 1.25 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Scottsburg (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Indiana and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Scottsburg, IN? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Scottsburg, IN has been ranked safer than 21% of other cities in the state of Indiana. In addition, Scottsburg, IN is safer than 22% 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 Scottsburg, IN. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Scottsburg, IN is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Scottsburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Scottsburg is 1 in 214
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Scottsburg is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in Scottsburg is 1 in 28
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Scottsburg, IN? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Scottsburg, IN your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 214. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 33 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Scottsburg, IN is 1 in 28.

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

Determining whether Scottsburg, 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. Scottsburg, IN has decreased by 15% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 19% year over year. Total crimes for Scottsburg, IN has decreased by 19% in the same time frame.

Scottsburg police department

ItemScottsburgIndianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)148,766556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.43.3
There are a total of 14 Scottsburg police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11.8% less than the Indiana average and 36.2% 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
Henryville, IN1,9161561,0471,203
Crothersville, IN1,5731691,1281,297
New Pekin, IN1,3821861,2421,428
Memphis, IN6243072,0542,361
Austin, IN4,2943452,3122,657
Scottsburg, IN6,7004673,1053,573

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Aspen, CO6,700884,5024,590
Terrace Heights, WA6,7012723,3203,592
Crockett, TX6,7027882,7653,553
Aberdeen, NC6,7021644,4334,596
California, PA6,7032121,6511,863
Scottsburg, IN6,7004673,1053,573
Source: The Scottsburg, 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.