Reported Annual Crime In Columbia City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbia City/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime151n/a (estimate)1,7022,9942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbia City/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.65.3
Rape1n/a11.337.740.4
Robbery0n/a0.0110.5102.8
Assault5n/a56.4249.9248.5
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)68405386
Burglary10n/a112.7514.0468.9
Theft129n/a1,453.81,853.31,745.0
Vehicle theft6n/a67.6222.1236.9
Property crime145n/a (estimate)1,6342,5892,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Columbia City, IN. All reported Columbia City, IN crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Columbia City, IN overall crime rate is 43% lower than in comparison to the Indiana average; and is also 40% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Columbia City, IN, the rate is 83% lower than compared to the Indiana average, and 82% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Columbia City, IN comes in at 37% lower than to the average seen in Indiana, and 33% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Columbia City is 40% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.66 daily crimes that occur in Columbia City.
  • Columbia City is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Columbia City you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Columbia City has decreased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Columbia City (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Columbia City, IN per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Indiana and on a national level. In Columbia City, IN the total number of daily crimes is 1.76 times less than the Indiana average and 1.67 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Columbia City, IN is 5.98 times less than the Indiana average and 5.71 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Columbia City, IN has a daily crime rate that is 1.58 times less than the Indiana average and 1.50 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Columbia City (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Columbia City, IN compared to every other city in Indiana as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Columbia City, IN ranks safer than 85% of every city located within Indiana along with 72% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Indiana and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Columbia City, IN. As a result, Columbia City, IN is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Columbia City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Columbia City is 1 in 1479
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Columbia City is 1 in 62
The chance of being a victim of crime in Columbia City is 1 in 59
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Columbia City, IN? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Columbia City, IN, then there is a 1 in 1479 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 62. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 59 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Columbia City, IN.

Year Over Year Crime In Columbia City (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Columbia City, IN is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Columbia City, IN has decreased by 33%, the amount of property crime in Columbia City, IN has decreased by 6%, and the total amount of crime in Columbia City, IN has decreased by 8% year to year.

Columbia City police department

ItemColumbia CityIndianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)208,766558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.43.3

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
Tri-Lakes, IN1,24265415479
Roanoke, IN1,7541419021,043
North Webster, IN1,2151569991,156
South Whitley, IN2,0141731,0371,210
Churubusco, IN1,8521681,0741,242
Avilla, IN2,2601811,1571,337
Pierceton, IN9031901,2151,405
Columbia City, IN9,324681,6341,702

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Walnut Grove, WA9,3243383,9134,251
Harahan, LA9,321961,3461,442
Louisville, OH9,3181541,2511,404
Springfield, FL9,3185132,8593,372
The Village, OK9,3101902,4442,634
Columbia City, IN9,324681,6341,702
Source: The Columbia City, IN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.