Reported Annual Crime In Bloomington

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 peopleBloomington/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,738n/a (estimate)3,1942,5622,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBloomington/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a2.36.55.0
Rape47n/a54.835.442.6
Robbery76n/a88.788.786.2
Assault338n/a394.3251.6246.8
Violent crime463n/a (estimate)540382381
Burglary465n/a542.4377.6376.0
Theft1,678n/a1,957.31,572.71,594.6
Vehicle theft132n/a154.0229.1228.9
Property crime2,275n/a (estimate)2,6542,1792,200
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Bloomington, IN. These figures on reported criminal activity in Bloomington, IN, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Bloomington, IN is 25% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Indiana, and when compared with the national average, is 24% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Bloomington, IN has 41% higher than violent crime rate than Indiana average, while remaining 42% higher than the national average. In property crime, Bloomington, IN is 22% higher than the average of Indiana and is 21% higher than the national average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bloomington is 24% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.75 daily crimes that occur in Bloomington.
  • Bloomington is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bloomington you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bloomington has decreased by 12%.

Compare Bloomington, IN Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Bloomington (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Bloomington, IN per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Indiana and on a national scale. In Bloomington, IN the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.25 times more than the Indiana average and 1.24 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Bloomington, IN is 1.41 times more than the Indiana average and 1.42 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Bloomington, IN has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.22 times more than the Indiana average and 1.21 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Bloomington (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Bloomington, IN compared to every other city in Indiana as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Bloomington, IN ranks safer than 18% of every city located within Indiana along with 17% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Indiana and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Bloomington, IN. As a result, Bloomington, IN is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bloomington

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bloomington is 1 in 186
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bloomington is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bloomington is 1 in 32
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Bloomington, IN? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Bloomington, IN you have a 1 in 186 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 38 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bloomington, IN.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Bloomington, 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 Bloomington, IN has increased by 21% and the rate of property crime in Bloomington, IN has decreased by 17%. The total crime rate in Bloomington, IN has decreased by 12% year to year.

      Bloomington police department

      ItemBloomingtonIndianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1248,766558,732
      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
      Smithville-Sanders, IN3,51995541636
      Ellettsville, IN6,5012528161,068
      Spencer, IN2,2811901,0831,273
      Harrodsburg, IN7604492,5643,013
      Gosport, IN7164942,8173,310
      Morgantown, IN9765052,8823,388
      Stinesville, IN2325373,0653,603
      Bloomington, IN83,0935402,6543,194

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Troy, MI82,982621,3741,436
      Johns Creek, GA82,93040623662
      Santa Fe, NM82,9273964,0254,420
      Buena Park, CA82,7713083,1003,408
      Hemet, CA82,7485023,3273,829
      Bloomington, IN83,0935402,6543,194
      Source: The Bloomington, 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.