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


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

Crime rate in Elwood, IN

The 2017 crime rate in Elwood, IN is 215 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.3 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 68.5% U.S. cities. The 2017 Elwood crime rate rose by 20% compared to 2016. In the last 5 years Elwood has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Elwood, IN is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Elwood:

215.4
Alexandria:

214.6
Tipton:

120.1
Fairmount:

110.0
Anderson:

420.3
Chesterfield:

100.1
Noblesville:

83.8
Gas City:

161.3
Marion:

277.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Elwood by year

Type

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(21.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.8)
1
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(55.3)
5
(57.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
6
(71.2)
8
(95.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(42.0)
1
(10.7)
1
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(33.3)
4
(44.6)
8
(89.3)
4
(44.2)
5
(57.8)
9
(104.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(31.5)
10
(106.5)
4
(42.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.1)
1
(11.2)
0
(0.0)
4
(44.2)
6
(69.3)
19
(220.6)
7
(82.4)
10
(117.7)
10
(118.3)
6
(71.2)
2
(23.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
74
(776.3)
72
(767.0)
72
(773.0)
109
(1,181)
112
(1,243)
188
(2,096)
182
(2,032)
117
(1,294)
104
(1,201)
74
(859.2)
78
(918.5)
50
(588.7)
32
(378.7)
38
(450.9)
42
(500.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
483
(5,067)
472
(5,028)
341
(3,661)
334
(3,619)
286
(3,173)
455
(5,074)
442
(4,935)
411
(4,545)
393
(4,539)
197
(2,287)
188
(2,214)
106
(1,248)
111
(1,313)
127
(1,507)
165
(1,968)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(199.3)
21
(223.7)
15
(161.0)
15
(162.5)
20
(221.9)
27
(301.1)
20
(223.3)
8
(88.5)
35
(404.3)
13
(150.9)
19
(223.7)
8
(94.2)
11
(130.2)
10
(118.7)
14
(166.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(10.5)
3
(32.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.8)
5
(55.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.3)
1
(11.1)
4
(46.2)
6
(69.7)
1
(11.8)
N/A1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(35.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6)325.7297.2225.3249.1252.7411.7384.3345.8375.4239.2187.2155.2120.2172.5215.4

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 31 registered sex offenders living in Elwood, Indiana as of October 14, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Elwood is 273 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2017
Elwood:

119.2
U.S. Average:

214.8

Violent crime rate in 2016
Elwood:

106.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Elwood:

71.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Elwood:

94.2
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Elwood:

41.2
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Elwood:

162.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Elwood:

121.3
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Elwood:

99.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Elwood:

44.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Elwood:

50.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Elwood:

33.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Elwood:

10.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Elwood:

26.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Elwood:

58.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Elwood:

60.9
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Elwood:

42.8
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Elwood:

0.0
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2017
Elwood:

223.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Elwood:

183.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Elwood:

160.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Elwood:

194.3
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Elwood:

328.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Elwood:

308.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Elwood:

527.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Elwood:

499.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Elwood:

686.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Elwood:

718.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Elwood:

440.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Elwood:

441.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Elwood:

361.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Elwood:

438.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Elwood:

462.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Elwood:

375.0
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Elwood:

327.1
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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Indiana average:

1.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Indiana average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 20 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Indiana average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 20 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Indiana average:

1.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 20 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Indiana average:

1.75

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 20 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Indiana average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 21 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Indiana average:

1.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 21 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Indiana average:

1.86

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 20 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Indiana average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 19 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Indiana average:

1.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 22 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Indiana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 20 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Indiana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 21 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Indiana average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 23 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Indiana average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 22 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Indiana average:

1.77

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

Zip codes: 46036.