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Total crime 71%
Violent crime 16%
Property crime 81%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAnderson/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,338n/a (estimate)4,2592,3422,489
Murder4n/a7.35.65.0
Rape62n/a112.936.842.6
Robbery62n/a112.979.281.6
Assault114n/a207.7249.3250.2
Violent crime242n/a (estimate)441371379
Burglary375n/a683.1323.7340.5
Theft1,526n/a2,779.61,443.41,549.5
Vehicle theft195n/a355.2203.8219.9
Property crime2,096n/a (estimate)3,8181,9712,110

Key findings

  • Anderson crime rates are 71% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Anderson are 16% higher than the national average
  • In Anderson you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Anderson is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Anderson has decreased by 9%

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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 people. In Anderson, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.82 times more than the Indiana average and 1.71 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Anderson is 1.19 times more than the Indiana average and 1.16 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Anderson has a daily crime rate that is 1.94 times more than the Indiana average and 1.81 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Anderson (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Indiana and all other cities across the US, is Anderson safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Anderson is safer than 14% of other cities in the state of Indiana. In addition, Anderson is safer than 15% 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. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Anderson 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 227
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Anderson is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Anderson is 1 in 24
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Anderson, Indiana you have a 1 in 227 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 27 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Anderson.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Anderson is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Anderson has increased by 7% and the rate of property crime in Anderson has decreased by 10%. The total crime rate in Anderson has decreased by 9% 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, IN1,863135718853
      McCordsville, IN5,924139739878
      Woodlawn Heights, IN67150796946
      Country Club Heights, IN115150796946
      River Forest, IN29150796946
      Lapel, IN2,157152806958
      Frankton, IN1,8191598441,003
      Anderson, IN55,3424413,8184,259

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Decatur, AL55,4194214,2584,678
      Hempstead, NY55,4545361,0451,581
      South Hill, WA55,1943713,3853,756
      Weymouth Town, MA55,6012948001,094
      Hendersonville, TN55,0731711,1171,288
      Anderson, IN55,3424413,8184,259
      Source: The Anderson, 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.