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Total crime 64%
Violent crime 62%
Property crime 64%
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, so estimates are used 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)907 (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)144 (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)763 (estimate)1,9712,110

Key findings

  • Harlan crime rates are 64% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Harlan are 62% lower than the national average
  • In Harlan you have a 1 in 111 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Harlan is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Harlan has decreased by 9%

Harlan crime map

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

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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 697
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Harlan is 1 in 132
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Harlan is 1 in 111

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Leo-Cedarville, IN3,721141750891
      Woodburn, IN1,481155824979
      Grabill, IN1,448155824979
      Antwerp, OH1,5221339331,066
      Payne, OH1,1671359471,082
      Hicksville, OH3,1101851,3011,487
      Huntertown, IN5,2862741,4561,730
      Harlan, IN1,486144763907

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Osseo, WI1,48601,7941,794
      Culver, OR1,4861481,4191,566
      Fredericksburg, PA1,485122558680
      Hatfield, MA1,487611,0651,126
      Greenville, VA1,485103812915
      Harlan, IN1,486144763907
      Source: The Harlan, 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.