Reported Annual Crime In Plainfield

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 peoplePlainfield/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime887n/a (estimate)2,6352,5622,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePlainfield/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.06.55.0
Rape16n/a47.535.442.6
Robbery12n/a35.688.786.2
Assault64n/a190.1251.6246.8
Violent crime93n/a (estimate)276382381
Burglary69n/a204.9377.6376.0
Theft655n/a1,945.51,572.71,594.6
Vehicle theft70n/a207.9229.1228.9
Property crime794n/a (estimate)2,3582,1792,200
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Plainfield, IN. The total number of reported crimes in Plainfield, IN is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Plainfield, IN crime rate is 3% higher than the Indiana average and is 2% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Plainfield, IN has a violent crime rate that is 28% lower than the Indiana average and 27% lower than the national average. For property crime, Plainfield, IN is 8% higher than the Indiana average and 7% higher than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Plainfield is 2% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.22 daily crimes that occur in Plainfield.
  • Plainfield is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Plainfield you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Plainfield has decreased by 18%.

Compare Plainfield, IN Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Plainfield (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Plainfield, IN per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Indiana as well as national figures. In Plainfield, IN the total number of daily crimes is 1.03 times more than the Indiana average and 1.02 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Plainfield, IN are 1.38 times less than the Indiana average and 1.38 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Plainfield, IN has a daily crime rate that is 1.08 times more than the Indiana average and 1.07 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Plainfield (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Indiana and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Plainfield, IN? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Plainfield, IN has been ranked safer than 44% of other cities in the state of Indiana. In addition, Plainfield, IN is safer than 38% 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, IN. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Plainfield, IN is below 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 363
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Plainfield is 1 in 43
The chance of being a victim of crime in Plainfield is 1 in 38
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Plainfield, IN? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Plainfield, IN you have a 1 in 363 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 43 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Plainfield, IN.

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

Determining whether Plainfield, 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. Plainfield, IN has decreased by 3% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 20% year over year. Total crimes for Plainfield, IN has decreased by 18% 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, IN1,76254306359
New Whiteland, IN5,8140712712
Clermont, IN1,439130744875
Monrovia, IN1,623138784922
Brooklyn, IN1,514145828973
Pittsboro, IN3,1811518621,013
Crows Nest, IN961548801,035
Plainfield, IN30,3182762,3582,635

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
North Royalton, OH30,30249402452
Jamestown, NY30,3457732,7803,553
Chicago Heights, IL30,3498721,0691,941
Lake Stevens, WA30,3521881,0631,251
Santa Paula, CA30,2832961,5041,799
Plainfield, IN30,3182762,3582,635
Source: The Plainfield, IN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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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