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Total crime 60%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 60%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCovington/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)997 (estimate)2,3422,489
Murdern/an/an/a5.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a79.281.6
Assaultn/an/an/a249.3250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)158 (estimate)371379
Burglaryn/an/an/a323.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,443.41,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a203.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)839 (estimate)1,9712,110

Key findings

  • Covington crime rates are 60% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Covington are 58% lower than the national average
  • In Covington you have a 1 in 101 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Covington is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Covington has decreased by 9%

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

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      Daily Crime In Covington (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Covington

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Covington is 1 in 634
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Covington is 1 in 120
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Covington is 1 in 101

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

      Covington police department

      ItemCovingtonIndianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)68,766558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.43.3
      There are a total of 6 Covington police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.1% less than the Indiana average and 30.3% less than the National average.

      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
      Belgium, IL408000
      Williamsport, IN1,743157835993
      Cayuga, IN1,1301719081,079
      Veedersburg, IN2,2441889991,187
      Georgetown, IL3,3865937181,310
      Attica, IN3,3682221,1781,399
      Westville, IL3,3036071,8222,429
      Covington, IN2,519158839997

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Montpelier, ID2,5191991,3921,591
      Cordes Lakes, AZ2,5192441,3101,554
      Amboy, IL2,5192617391,000
      Amherst, VA2,519138642780
      Southside, AR2,5192701,3201,591
      Covington, IN2,519158839997
      Source: The Covington, IN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.