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Total crime 44%
Violent crime 43%
Property crime 44%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmericus/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,448 (estimate)2,5622,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.55.0
Rapen/an/an/a35.442.6
Robberyn/an/an/a88.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a251.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)216 (estimate)382381
Burglaryn/an/an/a377.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,572.71,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a229.1228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,232 (estimate)2,1792,200

Key findings

  • Americus crime rates are 44% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Americus are 43% lower than the national average
  • In Americus you have a 1 in 70 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Americus is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Americus has decreased by 9%

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The Americus crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Americus as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Americus crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Americus (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Americus

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Americus is 1 in 463
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Americus is 1 in 82
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Americus is 1 in 70

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

      Americus police department

      ItemAmericusIndianaNational
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Battle Ground, IN1,568102580681
      Shadeland, IN1,766110630740
      West Lafayette, IN44,54366855921
      Dayton, IN1,6161498511,001
      Rossville, IN1,5391508531,002
      Mulberry, IN1,3551568881,044
      Brookston, IN1,4331659441,109
      Americus, IN3872161,2321,448

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Reyno, AR3878224,4025,224
      Chauncey, WV3872711,3881,659
      Grey Eagle, MN3873242,9363,260
      Mecca, IN3875973,4064,003
      Barrett, MN3873313,0043,336
      Americus, IN3872161,2321,448
      Source: The Americus, IN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.