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Total crime 5%
Violent crime 6%
Property crime 5%
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 peopleCharlestown/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,706 (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)404 (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)2,302 (estimate)2,1792,200

Key findings

  • Charlestown crime rates are 5% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Charlestown are 6% higher than the national average
  • In Charlestown you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Charlestown is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Charlestown has increased by 27%

Charlestown crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Charlestown (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Charlestown

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Charlestown is 1 in 248
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Charlestown is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Charlestown is 1 in 37

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

      Charlestown police department

      ItemCharlestownIndianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)208,766558,732
      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
      Pewee Valley, KY1,61730276305
      St. Regis Park, KY1,45330276305
      Barbourmeade, KY1,39130276305
      Beechwood Village, KY1,36830276305
      Windy Hills, KY2,20333308341
      Coldstream, KY1,32249455504
      Goshen, KY1,01249455504
      Charlestown, IN7,9904042,3022,706

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      York, SC7,9898664,4745,340
      Round Lake Park, IL7,989297633930
      Heath, TX7,99278604682
      Oak Brook, IL7,9881236,8126,936
      Ilion, NY7,9864681,9262,394
      Charlestown, IN7,9904042,3022,706
      Source: The Charlestown, 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.