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


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Crime rates in Elkhart by year

Type

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2008

2009

2010

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
7
(13.3)
6
(11.5)
1
(1.9)
5
(9.6)
12
(22.8)
7
(13.3)
8
(15.2)
1
(1.9)
1
(1.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
28
(53.3)
25
(48.0)
34
(65.3)
39
(74.8)
26
(49.4)
33
(62.7)
22
(41.8)
35
(65.7)
20
(38.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
154
(293.1)
136
(261.1)
161
(309.4)
146
(279.9)
230
(437.1)
161
(305.8)
118
(224.1)
116
(217.7)
79
(153.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
25
(47.6)
20
(38.4)
9
(17.3)
10
(19.2)
16
(30.4)
9
(17.1)
11
(20.9)
4
(7.5)
546
(1,063.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
877
(1,669.0)
872
(1,674.0)
934
(1,795.0)
775
(1,485.7)
936
(1,778.9)
906
(1,720.7)
639
(1,213.4)
709
(1,330.3)
615
(1,197.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,943
(5,600.9)
3,022
(5,801.5)
3,036
(5,834.9)
2,724
(5,222.0)
2,857
(5,429.9)
2,464
(4,679.6)
1,730
(3,285.2)
1,507
(2,827.6)
1,484
(2,889.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
254
(483.4)
309
(593.2)
270
(518.9)
262
(502.3)
276
(524.6)
197
(374.1)
165
(313.3)
114
(213.9)
184
(358.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
23
(43.8)
31
(59.5)
33
(63.4)
20
(38.3)
36
(68.4)
31
(58.9)
22
(41.8)
25
(46.9)
N/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.6)528.9526.9535.4503.4586.8493.3364.7335.4505.3

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 281 registered sex offenders living in Elkhart, Indiana as of July 25, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Elkhart to the number of sex offenders is 182 to 1.


See how dangerous Elkhart, IN is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Elkhart:

505.3
Goshen:

234.8
Mishawaka:

302.7
South Bend:

497.2
Cassopolis:

129.6
Nappanee:

124.7
Niles:

335.1
Bremen:

219.6
White Pigeon:

343.0
Violent crime rate in 2014
Elkhart:

630.6
U.S. Average:

202.6

Violent crime rate in 2010
Elkhart:

176.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Elkhart:

188.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Elkhart:

242.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2006
Elkhart:

318.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Elkhart:

235.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Elkhart:

225.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Elkhart:

213.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Elkhart:

242.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2014
Elkhart:

423.8
U.S. Average:

232.8

Property crime rate in 2010
Elkhart:

425.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Elkhart:

439.5
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Elkhart:

614.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Elkhart:

683.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Elkhart:

613.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Elkhart:

705.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Elkhart:

691.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Elkhart:

664.6
U.S. Average:

336.9

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

City-data.com crime index

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 134 (120 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.34
Indiana average:

1.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 148 (123 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.31
Indiana average:

1.81

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 144 (123 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.34
Indiana average:

1.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 141 (119 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Indiana average:

1.86

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 143 (118 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Indiana average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 141 (118 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Indiana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 140 (111 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Indiana average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 149 (117 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.27
Indiana average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 148 (117 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Indiana average:

1.77


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Elkhart

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

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Zip codes: 46514.