Reported Annual Crime In Porter

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 peoplePorter/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime48n/a (estimate)9912,8162,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePorter/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.05.3
Rape3n/a61.939.441.7
Robbery1n/a20.699.098.0
Assault5n/a103.2254.6248.9
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)186399383
Burglary6n/a123.9452.1430.4
Theft30n/a619.51,733.81,694.4
Vehicle theft3n/a61.9231.0237.4
Property crime39n/a (estimate)8052,4172,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Porter, IN is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 65% lower than the average of crimes committed in Indiana. It is also 64% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Porter, IN shows a crime rate that is 53% lower than the Indiana average. The crime rate is also 51% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Porter, IN is shown to be 67% lower than the Indiana average and 66% lower than the national average.
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The Porter crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Porter 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 Porter 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 Porter is 64% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.72 daily crimes that occur in Porter.
  • Porter is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Porter you have a 1 in 101 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Porter has decreased by 9%.

Compare Porter, IN Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Porter (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Porter, IN per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Indiana as well as national figures. In Porter, IN the total number of daily crimes is 2.84 times less than the Indiana average and 2.77 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Porter, IN are 2.15 times less than the Indiana average and 2.06 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Porter, IN has a daily crime rate that is 3.00 times less than the Indiana average and 2.93 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Porter (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Indiana and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Porter, IN? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Porter, IN has been ranked safer than 78% of other cities in the state of Indiana. In addition, Porter, IN is safer than 67% 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 Porter, IN. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Porter, IN is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Porter

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Porter is 1 in 539
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Porter is 1 in 125
The chance of being a victim of crime in Porter is 1 in 101
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Porter, IN? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Porter, IN, you have a 1 in 539 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 125. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Porter, IN is 1 in 101.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Porter, IN is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Porter, IN has increased by 205% and the rate of property crime in Porter, IN has decreased by 21%. The total crime rate in Porter, IN has decreased by 9% year to year.

Porter police department

ItemPorterIndianaNational
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
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
Ogden Dunes, IN1,13856339395
Aberdeen, IN1,77156339395
Long Beach, IN1,09056339395
Shorewood Forest, IN2,58063379442
Burns Harbor, IN1,301118716834
Winfield, IN5,233130786916
Chesterton, IN13,91259867926
Porter, IN4,873186805991

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lely Resort, FL4,874106652758
Grayson Valley, AL4,8723321,8752,207
West Sayville, NY4,875178755932
Whiting, IN4,8702912,1232,414
Colona, IL4,8763691,6892,057
Porter, IN4,873186805991
Source: The Porter, 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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