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Total crime 34%
Violent crime 36%
Property crime 34%
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 peopleMatthews/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,154 (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)527 (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)2,627 (estimate)1,7831,958

Key findings

  • Matthews crime rates are 34% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Matthews are 36% higher than the national average
  • In Matthews you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Matthews is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Matthews has decreased by 9%

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

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      Daily Crime In Matthews (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Matthews

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Matthews is 1 in 190
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Matthews is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Matthews is 1 in 32

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

      Matthews police department

      ItemMatthewsIndianaNational
      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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      Hartford City, IN6,110214517731
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      Frankton, IN1,819153764917
      Fairmount, IN2,908327617944
      Albany, IN1,988158786944
      Jonesboro, IN1,4711738591,032
      Eaton, IN1,7251748661,040
      Matthews, IN6605272,6273,154

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      Vesper, WI6604051,8642,269
      Miranda, CA6604462,1582,604
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      Gulf Stream, FL66002,6132,613
      Oneida Castle, NY6605172,0062,523
      Matthews, IN6605272,6273,154
      Source: The Matthews, 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.