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Total crime 65%
Violent crime 64%
Property crime 65%
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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 peopleHarlan/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)829 (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)139 (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)690 (estimate)1,7831,958

Key findings

  • Harlan crime rates are 65% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Harlan are 64% lower than the national average
  • In Harlan you have a 1 in 121 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Harlan is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Harlan has decreased by 9%

Harlan crime map

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      Daily Crime In Harlan (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Harlan

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Harlan is 1 in 722
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Harlan is 1 in 145
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Harlan is 1 in 121

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

      Harlan police department

      ItemHarlanIndianaNational
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Leo-Cedarville, IN3,721136678814
      Woodburn, IN1,481150745895
      Grabill, IN1,448150745895
      Antwerp, OH1,522140840980
      Payne, OH1,167142852994
      Hicksville, OH3,1101961,1711,366
      Huntertown, IN5,2862641,3171,582
      Harlan, IN1,486139690829

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Culver, OR1,4861521,3811,533
      Osseo, WI1,4861201,2551,375
      Blue Ridge, GA1,4852822,0452,327
      Akron, IA1,485131732863
      Akron, IN1,4851718521,024
      Harlan, IN1,486139690829
      Source: The Harlan, 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.