Reported Annual Crime In Peru

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePeru/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime482n/a (estimate)4,3782,8162,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePeru/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.05.3
Rapen/an/an/a39.441.7
Robbery5n/a45.499.098.0
Assault41n/a372.4254.6248.9
Violent crime46n/a (estimate)418399383
Burglary60n/a545.0452.1430.4
Theft362n/a3,288.21,733.81,694.4
Vehicle theft14n/a127.2231.0237.4
Property crime436n/a (estimate)3,9602,4172,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Peru, IN. All reported Peru, IN crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Peru, IN overall crime rate is 55% higher than in comparison to the Indiana average; and is also 59% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Peru, IN, the rate is 5% higher than compared to the Indiana average, and 9% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Peru, IN comes in at 64% higher than to the average seen in Indiana, and 68% higher than the overall national average.
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The Peru crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Peru as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Peru crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Peru is 59% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12 daily crimes that occur in Peru.
  • Peru is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Peru you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Peru has increased by 12%.

Compare Peru, IN Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Peru (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Peru, IN is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Indiana and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Peru, IN are 1.55 times more than the Indiana average and 1.59 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Peru, IN are 1.05 times more than than Indiana and 1.09 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Peru, IN are 1.64 times more than than Indiana and 1.68 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Peru (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Peru, IN compared to other areas of Indiana, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Peru, IN safer than 21% when compared to other Indiana cities, and 18% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Indiana, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Peru, IN. At this time, Peru, IN sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Peru

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Peru is 1 in 240
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Peru is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in Peru is 1 in 23
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Peru, IN? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Peru, IN you have a 1 in 240 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Peru, IN.

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

Determining whether Peru, IN is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Peru, IN has increased by 119% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 7% year over year. Total crimes for Peru, IN has increased by 12% in the same time frame.

Peru police department

ItemPeruIndianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)298,766558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.43.3
There are a total of 29 Peru police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.1% greater than the Indiana average and 21.5% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Indiana

StateTotal offendersIndiana /100KNational /100K
Indiana11,165179222
There are a total of 11,165 sex offenders in Indiana. This yields a total of 179 sex offenders in Indiana per 100,000 residents which is 19% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Galveston, IN1,2321661,0071,173
Walton, IN1,3561851,1211,307
Converse, IN1,2161901,1491,339
Grissom AFB, IN2,3912331,4101,642
Somerset, IN4903382,0462,383
Wabash, IN10,4144692,8413,310
Mexico, IN7624752,8783,353
Peru, IN11,4154183,9604,378

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Somerset, KY11,4151991,7081,908
Two Rivers, WI11,4093311,6091,939
Pennsville, NJ11,4212972,0212,318
Summit, IL11,4092381,4971,734
Garden City, ID11,4235642,9643,528
Peru, IN11,4154183,9604,378
Source: The Peru, IN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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