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Total crime 41%
Violent crime 40%
Property crime 41%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; 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 peopleHanover/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,390 (estimate)2,1412,346
Murdern/an/an/a7.56.5
Rapen/an/an/a34.838.4
Robberyn/an/an/a62.473.9
Assaultn/an/an/a253.0279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)232 (estimate)358388
Burglaryn/an/an/a280.4314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,274.31,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a228.5246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,158 (estimate)1,7831,958

Key findings

  • Hanover crime rates are 41% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hanover are 40% lower than the national average
  • In Hanover you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hanover is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hanover has decreased by 9%

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      Daily Crime In Hanover (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hanover

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hanover is 1 in 431
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hanover is 1 in 87
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hanover is 1 in 72

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

      Hanover police department

      ItemHanoverIndianaNational
      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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      Madison, IN12,0453681,8312,199
      New Washington, IN6093881,9312,319
      Milton, KY6422992,0572,357
      Campbellsburg, KY7973062,1032,409
      Brooksburg, IN1354672,3282,795
      Dupont, IN2844702,3412,811
      Bedford, KY8063862,6513,037
      Hanover, IN3,5252321,1581,390

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Holts Summit, MO3,525971,1251,222
      Port Angeles East, WA3,5261861,7271,913
      Tupper Lake, NY3,5232529781,230
      Burney, CA3,5273251,5731,899
      Bloomer, WI3,5232861,7712,057
      Hanover, IN3,5252321,1581,390
      Source: The Hanover, IN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.