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Total crime 32%
Violent crime 77%
Property crime 24%
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 peopleBluffton/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime172n/a (estimate)1,6972,3422,489
Murder0n/a0.05.65.0
Rape2n/a19.736.842.6
Robbery5n/a49.379.281.6
Assault2n/a19.7249.3250.2
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)89371379
Burglary17n/a167.8323.7340.5
Theft138n/a1,361.81,443.41,549.5
Vehicle theft8n/a78.9203.8219.9
Property crime163n/a (estimate)1,6081,9712,110

Key findings

  • Bluffton crime rates are 32% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bluffton are 77% lower than the national average
  • In Bluffton you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bluffton is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bluffton has decreased by 9%

Bluffton crime map

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The Bluffton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bluffton 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 Bluffton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Bluffton (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Bluffton, IN per 100,000 people. In Bluffton, the total number of daily crimes is 1.38 times less than the Indiana average and 1.47 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Bluffton is 4.18 times less than the Indiana average and 4.27 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Bluffton has a daily crime rate that is 1.23 times less than the Indiana average and 1.31 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Bluffton (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Bluffton, Indiana compared to other areas of Indiana, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Bluffton safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Bluffton is safer than 71% of Indiana cities, and 62% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Indiana, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Bluffton. At this time, Bluffton sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bluffton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bluffton is 1 in 1127
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bluffton is 1 in 63
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bluffton is 1 in 59
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Bluffton? In Bluffton, you have a 1 in 1127 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 63. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Bluffton, IN is 1 in 59.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Bluffton, Indiana (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Bluffton has decreased by 55%, the amount of property crime in Bluffton has decreased by 3%, and the total amount of crime in Bluffton has decreased by 9% year over year.

      Bluffton police department

      ItemBlufftonIndianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)308,766558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.02.43.3
      There are a total of 30 Bluffton police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.5% greater than the Indiana average and 7.4% 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
      Berne, IN3,9820794794
      Markle, IN1,209154817971
      Geneva, IN1,6281709041,074
      Warren, IN1,4301709051,076
      Montpelier, IN1,7181901,0121,203
      Ossian, IN3,7701951,0361,231
      Hoagland, IN8313001,5911,891
      Bluffton, IN9,702891,6081,697

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sunbury, PA9,7051711,2511,422
      Gateway, FL9,6991649331,097
      Cairo, GA9,7082233,4023,625
      Corte Madera, CA9,694155818973
      Harrison, WI9,6942071,0401,247
      Bluffton, IN9,702891,6081,697
      Source: The Bluffton, 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.