Reported Annual Crime In Seymour

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSeymour/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime962n/a (estimate)4,9732,9842,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSeymour/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.25.64.9
Rape5n/a25.836.338.6
Robbery3n/a15.5107.4101.9
Assault44n/a227.4238.2237.8
Violent crime53n/a (estimate)274388373
Burglary80n/a413.5519.8491.4
Theft774n/a4,001.01,872.01,775.4
Vehicle theft55n/a284.3204.2220.2
Property crime909n/a (estimate)4,6992,5962,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Seymour, 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 Seymour, 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 Seymour, IN averages 67% higher than the rest of Indiana while the rate of crime on a national scale is 74% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Seymour, IN is 29% lower than the average rate of crime in Indiana and 26% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 81% higher than the remainder of the state of Indiana and 89% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Seymour, IN area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Seymour is 74% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.62 daily crimes that occur in Seymour.
  • Seymour is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Seymour you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Seymour has decreased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Seymour (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Seymour, 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 Seymour, IN total amount of daily offenses is 1.67 times more than the Indiana average and 1.74 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Seymour, IN is 1.41 times less than the Indiana average, and it is 1.36 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Seymour, IN has a daily crime figure that is 1.81 times more than the Indiana average and 1.89 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Seymour (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Seymour, IN compared to every other city in Indiana as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Seymour, IN ranks safer than 23% of every city located within Indiana along with 23% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Indiana and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Seymour, IN. As a result, Seymour, IN is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Seymour

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Seymour is 1 in 365
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Seymour is 1 in 22
The chance of being a victim of crime in Seymour is 1 in 21
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Seymour, IN? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Seymour, IN you have a 1 in 365 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 22 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Seymour, IN.

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

Determining whether Seymour, 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. Seymour, IN has decreased by 18% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 6% year over year. Total crimes for Seymour, IN has decreased by 7% in the same time frame.

Seymour police department

ItemSeymourIndianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)578,766556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.12.43.3
There are a total of 57 Seymour police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.5% greater than the Indiana average and 4.9% 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
Hayden, IN1,1231691,1281,296
Crothersville, IN1,5731691,1281,297
Country Squire Lakes, IN3,0962941,9672,261
Austin, IN4,2943452,3122,657
Scipio, IN1233652,4442,810
Seymour, IN18,6862744,6994,973

Cities with similar population

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Sherwood, OR18,6872042,3152,519
Forest Park, OH18,6852943,6743,968
Ennis, TX18,6742753,3683,643
Mill Creek, WA18,6671082,0112,119
Rosamond, CA18,6586373,9124,549
Seymour, IN18,6862744,6994,973
Source: The Seymour, 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.