Reported Annual Crime In Anderson

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAnderson/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,567n/a (estimate)4,6742,5622,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAnderson/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder5n/a9.16.55.0
Rape78n/a142.035.442.6
Robbery71n/a129.388.786.2
Assault73n/a132.9251.6246.8
Violent crime227n/a (estimate)413382381
Burglary520n/a946.7377.6376.0
Theft1,622n/a2,953.11,572.71,594.6
Vehicle theft198n/a360.5229.1228.9
Property crime2,340n/a (estimate)4,2602,1792,200
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Anderson, IN for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Anderson, 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 Anderson, IN crime rates are 82% higher than in comparison to the Indiana mean and are 81% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Anderson, IN has a rate that is 8% higher than the Indiana average; compared to the United States, it is 9% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Anderson, IN is 95% higher than its state's mean, and 94% higher than the country's average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Anderson is 81% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.8 daily crimes that occur in Anderson.
  • Anderson is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Anderson you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Anderson has increased by 2%.

Compare Anderson, IN Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Anderson (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Anderson, IN per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Indiana and on a national scale. In Anderson, IN the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.82 times more than the Indiana average and 1.81 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Anderson, IN is 1.08 times more than the Indiana average and 1.09 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Anderson, IN has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.95 times more than the Indiana average and 1.94 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Anderson (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Indiana and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Anderson, IN? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Anderson, IN has been ranked safer than 10% of other cities in the state of Indiana. In addition, Anderson, IN is safer than 14% 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 Anderson, IN. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Anderson, IN is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Anderson

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Anderson is 1 in 242
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Anderson is 1 in 24
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Anderson is 1 in 22
      Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Anderson, IN? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Anderson, IN you have a 1 in 242 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 24 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Anderson, IN.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Anderson, IN is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Anderson, IN has decreased by 5% and the rate of property crime in Anderson, IN has increased by 2%. The total crime rate in Anderson, IN has increased by 2% year to year.

      Anderson police department

      ItemAndersonIndianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1258,766558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.43.3
      There are a total of 125 Anderson police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.7% less than the Indiana average and 31.5% less than the National average.

      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
      Edgewood, IN1,863139794933
      McCordsville, IN5,924143817960
      Woodlawn Heights, IN671548801,035
      Country Club Heights, IN1151548801,035
      River Forest, IN291548801,035
      Lapel, IN2,1571568911,047
      Frankton, IN1,8191649331,097
      Anderson, IN55,3424134,2604,674

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Decatur, AL55,4194214,2584,678
      Hempstead, NY55,4544581,8852,343
      South Hill, WA55,1943943,7184,112
      Weymouth Town, MA55,6012809011,181
      Hendersonville, TN55,0731931,5641,757
      Anderson, IN55,3424134,2604,674
      Source: The Anderson, 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.