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Total crime 28%
Violent crime 33%
Property crime 27%
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.
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 peopleCarthage/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,183 (estimate)2,3422,489
Murdern/an/an/a5.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a79.281.6
Assaultn/an/an/a249.3250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)504 (estimate)371379
Burglaryn/an/an/a323.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,443.41,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a203.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,678 (estimate)1,9712,110

Key findings

  • Carthage crime rates are 28% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Carthage are 33% higher than the national average
  • In Carthage you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Carthage is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Carthage has decreased by 9%

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      Daily Crime In Carthage (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Carthage

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Carthage is 1 in 199
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Carthage is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Carthage is 1 in 32

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

      Carthage police department

      ItemCarthageIndianaNational
      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

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      Morristown, IN1,190157836993
      Knightstown, IN2,1051881,0011,190
      Greenfield, IN21,380921,3331,425
      Fortville, IN4,2132461,3061,552
      Spring Lake, IN2793391,7982,137
      Rushville, IN6,2673872,0542,441
      Wilkinson, IN4314382,3262,763
      Carthage, IN7675042,6783,183

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      Mankato, KS7675473,0773,623
      Salem, KY7672832,4772,760
      Rossmore, WV7674702,3472,817
      Chama, NM7679703,6284,597
      Deemston, PA7673421,5671,909
      Carthage, IN7675042,6783,183
      Source: The Carthage, IN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.