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Total crime 40%
Violent crime 46%
Property crime 39%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlton/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,495 (estimate)2,3422,489
Murdern/an/an/a5.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a79.281.6
Assaultn/an/an/a249.3250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)554 (estimate)371379
Burglaryn/an/an/a323.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,443.41,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a203.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,942 (estimate)1,9712,110

Key findings

  • Alton crime rates are 40% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Alton are 46% higher than the national average
  • In Alton you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Alton is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Alton has decreased by 9%

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      Daily Crime In Alton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Alton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Alton is 1 in 181
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Alton is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Alton is 1 in 29

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

      Alton police department

      ItemAltonIndianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a8,766558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.43.3

      Sex offenders in Indiana

      StateTotal offendersIndiana /100KNational /100K
      Indiana12,315198266
      There are a total of 12,315 sex offenders in Indiana. This yields a total of 198 sex offenders in Indiana per 100,000 residents which is 26% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Brandenburg, KY2,8701032,1362,240
      Mauckport, IN625042,6763,180
      Leavenworth, IN3065082,6983,206
      Ekron, KY2143322,9003,232
      Alton, IN375542,9423,495

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Birdsong, AR375752,8113,386
      Norcross, MN373523,0973,449
      Altamont, SD375312,3582,889
      Green Hills, PA372881,3191,606
      Carbon, IA374312,8023,234
      Alton, IN375542,9423,495
      Source: The Alton, IN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.