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Total crime 166%
Violent crime 318%
Property crime 138%
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.
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.
StatisticReportedincidentsNearnorthwest/100k peopleSouth Bend/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,6536,611 (estimate)5,5452,3422,489
Murder14n/a13.75.65.0
Rape56n/a54.936.842.6
Robbery267n/a261.979.281.6
Assault1,020n/a1,000.5249.3250.2
Violent crime1,3571,587 (estimate)1,331371379
Burglary867n/a850.5323.7340.5
Theft2,868n/a2,813.31,443.41,549.5
Vehicle theft561n/a550.3203.8219.9
Property crime4,2965,024 (estimate)4,2141,9712,110

Key findings

  • Nearnorthwest crime rates are 166% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Nearnorthwest are 318% higher than the national average
  • In Nearnorthwest you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Nearnorthwest is safer than 3% of the cities in Indiana
  • Year over year crime in South Bend has increased by 4%

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      Daily Crime In Nearnorthwest (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Nearnorthwest

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Nearnorthwest is 1 in 64
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Nearnorthwest is 1 in 20
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Nearnorthwest is 1 in 16

      Year Over Year Crime In South Bend (per 100,000 people)

      South Bend police department

      ItemNearnorthwestSouth BendIndiana
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3218,766
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.22.4

      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.

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      Galien, MI448000
      Wakarusa, IN2,030139737876
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      Fish Lake, IN1,346155822976
      New Carlisle, IN2,035155823978
      Hudson Lake, IN1,2611588421,000
      Granger, IN30,8191628621,025
      South Bend, IN101,0371,3314,2145,545

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      Jurupa Valley, CA100,7372882,2652,553
      Las Cruces, NM101,4594973,5814,077
      Hillsboro, OR100,4622481,9582,205
      Erie, PA100,1574971,8962,393
      Tyler, TX101,9463753,0003,376
      South Bend, IN101,0371,3314,2145,545
      Source: The Nearnorthwest, South Bend, 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.