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Total crime 86%
Violent crime 61%
Property crime 90%
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.
StatisticReportedincidentsEast Central/100k peopleFort Wayne/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime8,0314,796 (estimate)3,0012,5622,580
Murder40n/a14.96.55.0
Rape131n/a48.935.442.6
Robbery307n/a114.788.786.2
Assault546n/a204.0251.6246.8
Violent crime1,024612 (estimate)383382381
Burglary1,006n/a375.9377.6376.0
Theft5,453n/a2,037.51,572.71,594.6
Vehicle theft548n/a204.8229.1228.9
Property crime7,0074,185 (estimate)2,6182,1792,200

Key findings

  • East Central crime rates are 86% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in East Central are 61% higher than the national average
  • In East Central you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • East Central is safer than 10% of the cities in Indiana
  • Year over year crime in Fort Wayne has decreased by 15%

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

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      Daily Crime In East Central (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in East Central

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in East Central is 1 in 164
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in East Central is 1 in 24
      The chance of being a victim of crime in East Central is 1 in 21

      Year Over Year Crime In Fort Wayne (per 100,000 people)

      Fort Wayne police department

      ItemEast CentralFort WayneIndiana
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a4988,766
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.92.4

      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

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      Roanoke, IN1,754138786924
      Leo-Cedarville, IN3,721145829974
      Harlan, IN1,486148844992
      Woodburn, IN1,4811609111,070
      Grabill, IN1,4481609111,071
      Churubusco, IN1,8521619171,078
      Monroeville, IN1,1561699641,133
      Fort Wayne, IN260,9543832,6183,001

      Cities with similar population

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      Chula Vista, CA260,5983041,3161,620
      Jersey City, NJ261,6664561,7702,226
      Buffalo, NY258,9891,0433,8154,858
      Orlando, FL263,3067964,8155,611
      St. Petersburg, FL253,5856243,3033,927
      Fort Wayne, IN260,9543832,6183,001
      Source: The East Central, Fort Wayne, 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.