Reported Annual Crime In Chesterton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChesterton/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime125n/a (estimate)9262,8162,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChesterton/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a7.46.05.3
Rape2n/a14.839.441.7
Robbery0n/a0.099.098.0
Assault5n/a37.0254.6248.9
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)59399383
Burglary18n/a133.4452.1430.4
Theft87n/a644.61,733.81,694.4
Vehicle theft12n/a88.9231.0237.4
Property crime117n/a (estimate)8672,4172,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Chesterton, IN. The total number of reported crimes in Chesterton, IN is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Chesterton, IN crime rate is 67% lower than the Indiana average and is 66% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Chesterton, IN has a violent crime rate that is 85% lower than the Indiana average and 85% lower than the national average. For property crime, Chesterton, IN is 64% lower than the Indiana average and 63% lower than the national average.
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The Chesterton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Chesterton as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Chesterton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Chesterton is 66% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.54 daily crimes that occur in Chesterton.
  • Chesterton is safer than 84% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Chesterton you have a 1 in 108 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chesterton has decreased by 32%.

Compare Chesterton, IN Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Chesterton (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Chesterton, IN is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Indiana and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Chesterton, IN are 3.04 times less than the Indiana average and 2.96 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Chesterton, IN are 6.73 times less than than Indiana and 6.46 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Chesterton, IN are 2.79 times less than than Indiana and 2.73 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Chesterton (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Chesterton, IN compared to other areas of Indiana, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Chesterton, IN safer than 89% when compared to other Indiana cities, and 84% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from 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 Chesterton, IN. At this time, Chesterton, IN sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chesterton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chesterton is 1 in 1688
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chesterton is 1 in 116
The chance of being a victim of crime in Chesterton is 1 in 108
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Chesterton, IN? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Chesterton, IN, you have a 1 in 1688 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 116. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Chesterton, IN is 1 in 108.

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

A good indicator of whether Chesterton, IN is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Chesterton, IN has decreased by 39%, while the property crime rate in Chesterton, IN has decreased by 32% year over year. The number of total crimes in Chesterton, IN has decreased by 32% year over year.

Chesterton police department

ItemChestertonIndianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)278,766558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.43.3
There are a total of 27 Chesterton police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.5% less than the Indiana average and 37.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Indiana

StateTotal offendersIndiana /100KNational /100K
Indiana11,165179222
There are a total of 11,165 sex offenders in Indiana. This yields a total of 179 sex offenders in Indiana per 100,000 residents which is 19% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ogden Dunes, IN1,13856339395
Aberdeen, IN1,77156339395
Long Beach, IN1,09056339395
Shorewood Forest, IN2,58063379442
Burns Harbor, IN1,301118716834
Winfield, IN5,233130786916
Wanatah, IN1,231138835973
Chesterton, IN13,91259867926

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Marietta, OH13,9121691,8412,010
Hayden, ID13,9161911,3831,575
Wood Dale, IL13,908801,3971,476
New Cassel, NY13,9223731,5841,957
Hazel Crest, IL13,9245332,4012,934
Chesterton, IN13,91259867926
Source: The Chesterton, IN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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