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Total crime 48%
Violent crime 86%
Property crime 42%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAuburn/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime176n/a (estimate)1,3312,5622,580
Murder0n/a0.06.55.0
Rape1n/a7.635.442.6
Robbery4n/a30.388.786.2
Assault2n/a15.1251.6246.8
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)53382381
Burglary27n/a204.2377.6376.0
Theft133n/a1,006.01,572.71,594.6
Vehicle theft9n/a68.1229.1228.9
Property crime169n/a (estimate)1,2782,1792,200

Key findings

  • Auburn crime rates are 48% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Auburn are 86% lower than the national average
  • In Auburn you have a 1 in 76 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Auburn is safer than 75% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Auburn has decreased by 52%

Auburn crime map

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      Daily Crime In Auburn (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Auburn, Indiana is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Auburn are 1.92 times less than the Indiana average and 1.94 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Auburn are 7.22 times less than than Indiana and 7.19 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Auburn are 1.70 times less than than Indiana and 1.72 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Auburn (higher is better)

      How safe is Auburn, Indiana compared to other cities in Indiana and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Auburn is safer than 77% of the cities in Indiana and 75% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Indiana and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Auburn. Overall, Auburn is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Auburn

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Auburn is 1 in 1889
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Auburn is 1 in 79
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Auburn is 1 in 76
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Auburn, Indiana? If you reside in Auburn, then there is a 1 in 1889 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 79. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 76 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Auburn.

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

      A good indicator of whether Auburn is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Auburn has decreased by 86%, while the property crime rate in Auburn has decreased by 46% year over year. The number of total crimes in Auburn has decreased by 52% year over year.

      Auburn police department

      ItemAuburnIndianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)308,766558,732
      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
      Hamilton, IN1,564112641754
      Leo-Cedarville, IN3,721145829974
      Harlan, IN1,486148844992
      Grabill, IN1,4481609111,071
      Churubusco, IN1,8521619171,078
      Avilla, IN2,2601781,0141,192
      Ashley, IN1,0971781,0151,193
      Auburn, IN12,758531,2781,331

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Kewanee, IL12,7552823,9394,221
      Derby, CT12,7553032,3222,625
      St. Marys, PA12,7483521,7142,066
      Short Hills, NJ12,77179535614
      Parker, SC12,7436974,3085,005
      Auburn, IN12,758531,2781,331
      Source: The Auburn, 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.