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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 peopleRising Sun/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)983 (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)164 (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)819 (estimate)1,7831,958

Key findings

  • Rising Sun crime rates are 58% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Rising Sun are 58% lower than the national average
  • In Rising Sun you have a 1 in 102 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Rising Sun is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Rising Sun has decreased by 9%

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

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      Daily Crime In Rising Sun (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rising Sun

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rising Sun is 1 in 609
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rising Sun is 1 in 123
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Rising Sun is 1 in 102

      Year Over Year Crime In Rising Sun (per 100,000 people)

      Rising Sun police department

      ItemRising SunIndianaNational
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Verona, KY1,14541285326
      Crescent Springs, KY3,98668467535
      Warsaw, KY1,8900647647
      Union, KY5,67784579663
      Erlanger, KY18,56594584678
      Francisville, KY9,45291625715
      Erlanger, KY18,56569671740
      Rising Sun, IN2,370164819983

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Woodsfield, OH2,3701649811,145
      Terre du Lac, MO2,3705045461,050
      Hertford, NC2,3706163,5564,173
      Pacolet, SC2,3693601,8392,198
      Lake Dunlap, TX2,3722001,0071,207
      Rising Sun, IN2,370164819983
      Source: The Rising Sun, 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.