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Total crime 34%
Violent crime 36%
Property crime 34%
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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 peopleUniversal/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,146 (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)526 (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)2,620 (estimate)1,7831,958

Key findings

  • Universal crime rates are 34% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Universal are 36% higher than the national average
  • In Universal you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Universal is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Universal has decreased by 9%

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      Daily Crime In Universal (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Universal

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Universal is 1 in 191
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Universal is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Universal is 1 in 32

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

      Universal police department

      ItemUniversalIndianaNational
      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.

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      Fairview Park, IN1,149147731877
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      Fontanet, IN3672091,0411,250
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      North Terre Haute, IN4,4112981,4831,781
      Tecumseh, IN7173551,7662,120
      Universal, IN2305262,6203,146

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Winchester, AR2301,0864,2235,309
      Corwith, IA2304202,3462,766
      Woodburn, IA2304312,4082,839
      Shamrock Lakes, IN2303031,5101,813
      West Mineral, KS2306823,5294,211
      Universal, IN2305262,6203,146
      Source: The Universal, 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.