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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


Crime rates in Elkhart by year

Type

2003

2004

2005

2006

2008

2009

2010

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
6
(11.5)
1
(1.9)
5
(9.6)
12
(22.8)
7
(13.3)
8
(15.2)
1
(1.9)
1
(1.9)
4
(7.8)
15
(28.6)
5
(9.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
25
(48.0)
34
(65.3)
39
(74.8)
26
(49.4)
33
(62.7)
22
(41.8)
35
(65.7)
20
(38.9)
30
(58.2)
38
(72.4)
N/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
136
(261.1)
161
(309.4)
146
(279.9)
230
(437.1)
161
(305.8)
118
(224.1)
116
(217.7)
79
(153.8)
111
(215.3)
96
(182.8)
71
(135.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
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)
615
(1,192.6)
642
(1,222.7)
471
(900.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
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)
502
(973.5)
485
(923.7)
334
(638.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
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)
1,391
(2,697.5)
1,540
(2,933.1)
1,314
(2,511.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
309
(593.2)
270
(518.9)
262
(502.3)
276
(524.6)
197
(374.1)
165
(313.3)
114
(213.9)
184
(358.2)
227
(440.2)
239
(455.2)
189
(361.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
31
(59.5)
33
(63.4)
20
(38.3)
36
(68.4)
31
(58.9)
22
(41.8)
25
(46.9)
N/A16
(31.0)
12
(22.9)
N/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 284.7)526.9553.0519.8606.1509.4376.6346.4521.8576.4632.8471.9

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes 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 322 registered sex offenders living in Elkhart, Indiana as of July 15, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Elkhart to the number of sex offenders is 164 to 1.


City-Data.com crime index in Elkhart, IN compared to other U.S. cities
See how dangerous Elkhart, IN is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Elkhart:

632.8
Goshen:

254.4
Mishawaka:

373.7
Roseland:

730.1
South Bend:

577.8
Cassopolis:

189.9
Nappanee:

113.0
Niles:

353.2
White Pigeon:

132.5

Violent crime rate in 2016
Elkhart:

832.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Elkhart:

777.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Elkhart:

651.2
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2010
Elkhart:

182.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Elkhart:

194.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Elkhart:

250.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2006
Elkhart:

328.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Elkhart:

243.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Elkhart:

232.5
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

Violent crime rate in 2001
Elkhart:

304.4
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2017
Elkhart:

307.4
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Elkhart:

399.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Elkhart:

395.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Elkhart:

437.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2010
Elkhart:

439.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Elkhart:

453.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Elkhart:

634.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Elkhart:

706.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Elkhart:

633.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Elkhart:

728.6
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

Property crime rate in 2001
Elkhart:

770.4
U.S. Average:

337.2
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 2016, including police officers: 142 (120 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.29
Indiana average:

2.95

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:

2.27
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:

2.26
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
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 46514.