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Total crime 58%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 58%
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 peopleOtterbein/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)977 (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)163 (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)813 (estimate)1,7831,958

Key findings

  • Otterbein crime rates are 58% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Otterbein are 58% lower than the national average
  • In Otterbein you have a 1 in 103 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Otterbein is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Otterbein has decreased by 9%

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

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      Daily Crime In Otterbein (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Otterbein

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Otterbein is 1 in 613
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Otterbein is 1 in 123
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Otterbein is 1 in 103

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

      Otterbein police department

      ItemOtterbeinIndianaNational
      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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      Battle Ground, IN1,56895474570
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      Otterbein, IN1,286163813977

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      Otterbein, IN1,286163813977
      Source: The Otterbein, 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.