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


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

Crime rate in Evansville, IN

The 2018 crime rate in Evansville, IN is 402 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.5 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 91.6% U.S. cities. The 2018 Evansville crime rate fell by 13% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 10 - a decrease of 10 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Evansville has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Evansville, IN is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Evansville:

401.7
Henderson:

263.3
Boonville:

170.0
Mount Vernon:

264.8
Uniontown:

300.1
Sebree:

31.3
Princeton:

214.2
Oakland City:

110.4
Owensboro:

327.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Evansville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
8
(6.8)
6
(5.1)
2
(1.7)
5
(4.3)
3
(2.6)
5
(4.3)
3
(2.5)
8
(6.8)
5
(4.2)
9
(7.5)
4
(3.3)
8
(6.7)
20
(16.8)
10
(8.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
59
(50.1)
61
(52.3)
56
(48.7)
65
(56.2)
60
(51.8)
63
(54.1)
56
(47.4)
56
(47.4)
54
(44.9)
69
(57.3)
80
(66.4)
75
(62.5)
75
(62.8)
91
(76.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
176
(149.4)
185
(158.5)
179
(155.7)
124
(107.2)
136
(117.5)
143
(122.7)
154
(130.5)
199
(168.4)
211
(175.4)
223
(185.3)
199
(165.3)
210
(175.1)
185
(155.0)
156
(131.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
235
(199.5)
288
(246.8)
285
(247.9)
268
(231.8)
233
(201.3)
282
(242.0)
278
(235.5)
297
(251.3)
294
(244.4)
322
(267.5)
425
(352.9)
469
(391.1)
545
(456.6)
418
(352.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,255
(1,065)
1,131
(969.3)
1,108
(963.6)
1,104
(954.7)
1,110
(958.8)
1,086
(931.9)
1,074
(909.9)
1,132
(957.7)
996
(828.0)
1,087
(903.0)
980
(813.9)
1,008
(840.6)
863
(723.0)
714
(601.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
4,469
(3,794)
3,933
(3,371)
3,905
(3,396)
4,083
(3,531)
4,038
(3,488)
4,248
(3,645)
4,151
(3,517)
4,531
(3,834)
4,371
(3,634)
5,250
(4,361)
4,814
(3,998)
4,490
(3,745)
4,641
(3,888)
4,078
(3,434)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
284
(241.1)
243
(208.3)
295
(256.6)
246
(212.7)
228
(196.9)
210
(180.2)
231
(195.7)
420
(355.3)
492
(409.0)
546
(453.6)
368
(305.6)
383
(319.4)
475
(397.9)
509
(428.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
72
(61.1)
69
(59.1)
84
(73.1)
96
(83.0)
69
(59.6)
68
(58.3)
88
(74.6)
76
(64.3)
48
(39.9)
N/A54
(44.8)
N/A39
(32.7)
N/A
City-Data.com crime index384.0368.4362.5357.2344.5362.5349.3401.0381.8443.8421.3428.3459.5401.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. 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 427 registered sex offenders living in Evansville, Indiana as of December 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Evansville is 283 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Evansville:

335.1
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Evansville:

402.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Evansville:

359.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Evansville:

332.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Evansville:

298.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Evansville:

263.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Evansville:

270.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Evansville:

235.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Evansville:

245.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Evansville:

216.4
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Evansville:

234.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Evansville:

253.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Evansville:

265.2
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Evansville:

238.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Evansville:

161.7
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Evansville:

476.3
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Evansville:

227.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Evansville:

356.2
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Evansville:

398.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Evansville:

403.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Evansville:

408.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Evansville:

466.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Evansville:

408.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Evansville:

436.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Evansville:

387.2
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Evansville:

395.7
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Evansville:

395.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Evansville:

399.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Evansville:

401.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Evansville:

393.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Evansville:

438.9
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Evansville:

323.6
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Evansville:

291.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Evansville:

298.2
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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 304 (282 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Indiana average:

1.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 305 (281 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.34
Indiana average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 318 (287 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
Indiana average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 311 (281 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
Indiana average:

1.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 317 (286 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
Indiana average:

1.75

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 317 (286 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
Indiana average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 311 (282 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.39
Indiana average:

1.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 311 (280 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.40
Indiana average:

1.86

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 307 (275 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
Indiana average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 310 (277 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.40
Indiana average:

1.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 313 (279 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.43
Indiana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 318 (287 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Indiana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 316 (279 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.29
Indiana average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 321 (283 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
Indiana average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 317 (278 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.29
Indiana average:

1.77

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

Zip codes: 47708, 47712, 47713, 47714, 47715.