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Crime rate in Anderson, Indiana (IN): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Anderson, IN compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Anderson, IN

The 2019 crime rate in Anderson, IN is 368 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.4 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 89.6% U.S. cities. The 2019 Anderson crime rate fell by 10% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 4 - a decrease of 1 compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Anderson has seen increasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Anderson, IN is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Anderson:

367.7
Chesterfield:

100.1
Alexandria:

214.6
Elwood:

223.1
Muncie:

290.4
Noblesville:

67.8
Fishers:

52.2
New Castle:

366.3
Greenfield:

96.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Anderson by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
6
(10.4)
3
(5.2)
3
(5.3)
1
(1.8)
3
(5.2)
1
(1.8)
1
(1.8)
5
(9.0)
1
(1.8)
1
(1.8)
6
(10.9)
1
(1.8)
5
(9.1)
4
(7.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
42
(72.6)
27
(47.2)
29
(50.9)
34
(59.6)
32
(56.0)
30
(53.2)
54
(96.2)
36
(65.0)
59
(106.2)
61
(110.4)
63
(114.3)
82
(149.2)
78
(142.0)
62
(112.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
75
(129.6)
82
(143.4)
97
(170.1)
64
(112.2)
85
(148.7)
87
(154.2)
75
(133.6)
103
(186.0)
73
(131.4)
86
(155.6)
92
(166.9)
101
(183.8)
71
(129.3)
62
(112.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
164
(283.3)
91
(159.1)
70
(122.8)
71
(124.5)
79
(138.2)
85
(150.7)
140
(249.4)
56
(101.1)
57
(102.6)
85
(153.8)
79
(143.3)
76
(138.3)
73
(132.9)
114
(207.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
607
(1,049)
651
(1,138)
569
(997.9)
722
(1,266)
753
(1,317)
665
(1,179)
641
(1,142)
605
(1,093)
553
(995.6)
458
(828.6)
497
(901.4)
408
(742.4)
520
(946.7)
375
(683.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,961
(3,388)
2,065
(3,611)
2,073
(3,636)
2,148
(3,767)
2,095
(3,665)
2,052
(3,637)
2,012
(3,584)
1,829
(3,303)
1,739
(3,131)
1,568
(2,837)
1,614
(2,927)
1,786
(3,250)
1,622
(2,953)
1,526
(2,780)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
226
(390.5)
215
(375.9)
251
(440.2)
215
(377.1)
224
(391.9)
232
(411.2)
207
(368.8)
230
(415.4)
198
(356.5)
133
(240.6)
183
(331.9)
224
(407.6)
198
(360.5)
195
(355.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
17
(29.4)
32
(56.0)
20
(35.1)
23
(40.3)
21
(36.7)
18
(31.9)
35
(62.4)
55
(99.3)
43
(77.4)
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City-Data.com crime index414.5377.3377.3379.3397.7383.4423.3388.0372.0360.1398.6420.3410.4367.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 247 registered sex offenders living in Anderson, Indiana as of January 21, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Anderson is 223 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Anderson:

287.8
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Anderson:

291.3
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Anderson:

313.9
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Anderson:

291.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Anderson:

268.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Anderson:

226.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Anderson:

226.7
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Anderson:

291.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Anderson:

209.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Anderson:

210.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Anderson:

181.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Anderson:

207.8
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Anderson:

209.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Anderson:

299.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Anderson:

150.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Anderson:

128.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Property crime rate in 2019
Anderson:

328.9
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Anderson:

391.1
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Anderson:

372.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Anderson:

376.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Anderson:

343.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Anderson:

409.1
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Anderson:

446.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Anderson:

462.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Anderson:

479.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Anderson:

505.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Anderson:

498.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Anderson:

447.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Anderson:

464.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Anderson:

437.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Anderson:

420.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Anderson:

246.0
U.S. Average:

327.4
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 122 (101 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Indiana average:

1.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 124 (102 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
Indiana average:

1.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 126 (105 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Indiana average:

1.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 126 (109 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Indiana average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 126 (109 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Indiana average:

1.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 122 (107 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Indiana average:

1.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 125 (112 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Indiana average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 130 (117 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Indiana average:

1.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 130 (117 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Indiana average:

1.86

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 137 (118 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Indiana average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 136 (117 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Indiana average:

1.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 141 (120 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Indiana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 139 (117 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Indiana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 148 (127 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Indiana average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 161 (127 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Indiana average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 150 (129 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Indiana average:

1.77

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Anderson, IN
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 46011, 46012, 46013, 46016, 46017, 46064.