What are the odds that you'll be safer in Carmel, Indiana compared to other areas of Indiana, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Carmel safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Carmel is safer than 92% of Indiana cities, and 88% 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 Carmel. At this time, Carmel sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.