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Total crime 37%
Violent crime 39%
Property crime 37%
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 peopleColfax/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,546 (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)529 (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)3,017 (estimate)2,1792,200

Key findings

  • Colfax crime rates are 37% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Colfax are 39% higher than the national average
  • In Colfax you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Colfax is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Colfax has decreased by 9%

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

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      Daily Crime In Colfax (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Colfax

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Colfax is 1 in 190
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Colfax is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Colfax is 1 in 29

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

      Colfax police department

      ItemColfaxIndianaNational
      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.

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      Colfax, IN7815293,0173,546

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      Colfax, IN7815293,0173,546
      Source: The Colfax, 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.