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Total crime 52%
Violent crime 52%
Property crime 52%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleButler/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,125 (estimate)2,1412,346
Murdern/an/an/a7.56.5
Rapen/an/an/a34.838.4
Robberyn/an/an/a62.473.9
Assaultn/an/an/a253.0279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)188 (estimate)358388
Burglaryn/an/an/a280.4314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,274.31,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a228.5246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)937 (estimate)1,7831,958

Key findings

  • Butler crime rates are 52% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Butler are 52% lower than the national average
  • In Butler you have a 1 in 89 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Butler is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Butler has decreased by 9%

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      Daily Crime In Butler (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Butler

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Butler is 1 in 532
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Butler is 1 in 107
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Butler is 1 in 89

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

      Butler police department

      ItemButlerIndianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a8,766558,732
      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, IN1,564105525630
      Leo-Cedarville, IN3,721136678814
      Grabill, IN1,448150745895
      Ashley, IN1,097167830997
      Edgerton, OH2,1621549241,078
      Waterloo, IN2,1661959691,164
      Hicksville, OH3,1101961,1711,366
      Butler, IN2,6361889371,125

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fairview, OK2,6363471,2331,579
      Richlands, NC2,63758695753
      University Park, MD2,63501,1691,169
      Avoca, PA2,6371958231,018
      Huntsville, AR2,6353421,3311,673
      Butler, IN2,6361889371,125
      Source: The Butler, IN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.