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Total crime 35%
Violent crime 36%
Property crime 35%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used 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)3,480 (estimate)2,5622,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.55.0
Rapen/an/an/a35.442.6
Robberyn/an/an/a88.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a251.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)519 (estimate)382381
Burglaryn/an/an/a377.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,572.71,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a229.1228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,961 (estimate)2,1792,200

Key findings

  • Carthage crime rates are 35% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Carthage are 36% higher than the national average
  • In Carthage you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Carthage is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Carthage has decreased by 9%

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

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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 193
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Carthage is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Carthage is 1 in 29

      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, IN1,1901629241,086
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      Greenfield, IN21,3804112,3442,755
      Wilkinson, IN4314512,5713,022
      Spiceland, IN8264882,7843,273
      Carthage, IN7675192,9613,480

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      Schram City, IL7676132,9313,544
      English, IN7675873,3513,938
      Pocahontas, IL7676032,8863,489
      Rossmore, WV7674302,2032,633
      Chama, NM7679993,9854,984
      Carthage, IN7675192,9613,480
      Source: The Carthage, 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.