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Total crime 7%
Violent crime 8%
Property crime 7%
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 peopleWabash/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,516 (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)421 (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)2,096 (estimate)1,7831,958

Key findings

  • Wabash crime rates are 7% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Wabash are 8% higher than the national average
  • In Wabash you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Wabash is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Wabash has decreased by 9%

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

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      Daily Crime In Wabash (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wabash

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wabash is 1 in 238
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wabash is 1 in 48
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Wabash is 1 in 40

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

      Wabash police department

      ItemWabashIndianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)338,766558,732
      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

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      Somerset, IN4903031,5091,812
      Jalapa, IN1543441,7152,060
      North Manchester, IN6,3463691,8392,208
      Mexico, IN7624262,1232,549
      La Fontaine, IN7434612,2982,759
      Amboy, IN3194672,3282,795
      Peru, IN11,4154752,3662,841
      Wabash, IN10,4144212,0962,516

      Cities with similar population

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      Greencastle, IN10,4134202,0902,510
      Palatka, FL10,4075375,2895,826
      Grimes, IA10,4222031,1351,338
      Sebring, FL10,4237413,6484,389
      Comstock Park, MI10,4015151,4661,981
      Wabash, IN10,4144212,0962,516
      Source: The Wabash, 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.