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Total crime 22%
Violent crime 63%
Property crime 15%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePlainfield/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime684n/a (estimate)1,9372,3422,489
Murder0n/a0.05.65.0
Rape2n/a5.736.842.6
Robbery7n/a19.879.281.6
Assault41n/a116.1249.3250.2
Violent crime50n/a (estimate)142371379
Burglary59n/a167.1323.7340.5
Theft516n/a1,461.11,443.41,549.5
Vehicle theft59n/a167.1203.8219.9
Property crime634n/a (estimate)1,7951,9712,110

Key findings

  • Plainfield crime rates are 22% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Plainfield are 63% lower than the national average
  • In Plainfield you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Plainfield is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Plainfield has decreased by 26%

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

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      Daily Crime In Plainfield (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Plainfield, per 100,000 residents. In Plainfield, the total number of daily crimes is 1.21 times less than the Indiana average and 1.29 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Plainfield are 2.62 times less than the Indiana average and 2.68 times less than the national average. For property crime, Plainfield has a daily crime rate that is 1.10 times less than the Indiana average and 1.18 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Plainfield (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Indiana and all other cities across the US, is Plainfield safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Plainfield is safer than 58% of other cities in the state of Indiana. In addition, Plainfield is safer than 54% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Indiana and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Plainfield. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Plainfield is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Plainfield

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Plainfield is 1 in 707
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Plainfield is 1 in 56
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Plainfield is 1 in 52
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Plainfield? In Plainfield, IN you have a 1 in 707 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 56 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Plainfield.

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

      Determining whether Plainfield is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Plainfield violent crime rates have decreased by 49%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 24% year over year. Total crimes for Plainfield has decreased by 26% in the same time frame.

      Plainfield police department

      ItemPlainfieldIndianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)478,766558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.43.3
      There are a total of 47 Plainfield police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.4% less than the Indiana average and 48.7% less than the National average.

      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
      Meridian Hills, IN1,76252277329
      New Whiteland, IN5,81448705753
      Clermont, IN1,439127673800
      Monrovia, IN1,623134710843
      Brooklyn, IN1,514141749890
      Pittsboro, IN3,181147780926
      Spring Hill, IN77150796946
      Plainfield, IN30,3181421,7951,937

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      North Royalton, OH30,30256394451
      Jamestown, NY30,3456842,9653,649
      Chicago Heights, IL30,3497741,9542,728
      Lake Stevens, WA30,352129833962
      Santa Paula, CA30,2833021,3421,645
      Plainfield, IN30,3181421,7951,937
      Source: The Plainfield, 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.