Reported Annual Crime In Whiting

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 peopleWhiting/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime116n/a (estimate)2,4142,8162,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWhiting/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.05.3
Rapen/an/an/a39.441.7
Robbery8n/a166.599.098.0
Assault6n/a124.9254.6248.9
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)291399394
Burglary7n/a145.7452.1430.4
Theft92n/a1,914.71,733.81,694.4
Vehicle theft3n/a62.4231.0237.4
Property crime102n/a (estimate)2,1232,4172,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Whiting, IN. These figures on reported criminal activity in Whiting, IN, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Whiting, IN is 14% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Indiana, and when compared with the national average, is 12% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Whiting, IN has 27% lower than violent crime rate than Indiana average, while remaining 26% lower than the national average. In property crime, Whiting, IN is 12% lower than the average of Indiana and is 10% lower than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Whiting is 12% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.61 daily crimes that occur in Whiting.
  • Whiting is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Whiting you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Whiting has decreased by 33%.

Compare Whiting, IN Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Whiting (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Whiting, IN per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Indiana and on a national scale. In Whiting, IN the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.17 times less than the Indiana average and 1.14 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Whiting, IN is 1.37 times less than the Indiana average and 1.35 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Whiting, IN has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.14 times less than the Indiana average and 1.11 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Whiting (higher is better)

How safe is Whiting, IN compared to other cities in Indiana and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Whiting, IN is safer than 48% of the cities in Indiana and 40% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Indiana and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Whiting, IN. Overall, Whiting, IN is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Whiting

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Whiting is 1 in 344
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Whiting is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in Whiting is 1 in 42
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Whiting, IN? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Whiting, IN you have a 1 in 344 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Whiting, IN.

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

A good indicator of whether Whiting, IN is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Whiting, IN has increased by 101%, while the property crime rate in Whiting, IN has decreased by 39% year over year. The number of total crimes in Whiting, IN has decreased by 33% year over year.

Whiting police department

ItemWhitingIndianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)248,766558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.82.43.3
There are a total of 24 Whiting police officers. This results in 4.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 102.8% greater than the Indiana average and 47.4% greater than the National average.

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
Hometown, IL4,343117653769
Glenwood, IL8,853146674821
Olympia Fields, IL4,888155709864
Dyer, IN16,13325851876
Burbank, IL29,0872041,0601,264
Oak Forest, IL28,0551511,1311,282
Whiting, IN4,8702912,1232,414

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Grayson Valley, AL4,8723321,8752,207
Manheim, PA4,8676182,4103,028
Gladstone, MI4,867631,9722,035
Porter, IN4,873186805991
Lely Resort, FL4,874106652758
Whiting, IN4,8702912,1232,414
Source: The Whiting, 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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