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


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

Crime rate in Hobart, IN

The 2017 crime rate in Hobart, IN is 273 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 78.0% U.S. cities. The 2017 Hobart crime rate fell by 2% compared to 2016. The number of homicides stood at 1 - an increase of 1 compared to 2016. In the last 5 years Hobart has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Hobart, IN is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Hobart:

273.1
New Chicago:

302.2
Lake Station:

201.8
Merrillville:

226.1
Gary:

474.2
Portage:

148.0
Griffith:

146.6
Crown Point:

62.6
Burns Harbor:

142.0
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Hobart by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(10.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.0)
1
(3.6)
1
(3.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
11
(39.8)
10
(35.8)
8
(28.1)
5
(17.8)
3
(10.6)
2
(7.1)
8
(27.4)
6
(20.6)
2
(7.0)
5
(17.6)
4
(14.1)
6
(21.3)
5
(17.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
13
(47.0)
26
(93.0)
19
(66.8)
24
(85.3)
19
(67.4)
19
(67.5)
21
(71.9)
21
(72.1)
13
(45.4)
7
(24.7)
16
(56.2)
16
(56.7)
13
(46.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
159
(574.8)
128
(457.9)
57
(200.5)
45
(159.9)
30
(106.5)
57
(202.6)
36
(123.3)
24
(82.4)
45
(157.2)
71
(250.1)
58
(203.8)
60
(212.6)
74
(263.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
165
(596.5)
154
(550.9)
167
(587.4)
186
(661.0)
162
(575.0)
158
(561.6)
161
(551.2)
110
(377.7)
143
(499.5)
126
(443.8)
123
(432.1)
96
(340.1)
98
(349.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,199
(4,334)
1,207
(4,318)
1,237
(4,351)
1,167
(4,147)
1,126
(3,997)
1,225
(4,354)
1,225
(4,194)
1,253
(4,303)
1,309
(4,572)
1,528
(5,382)
1,407
(4,943)
1,126
(3,990)
1,015
(3,616)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
120
(433.8)
140
(500.9)
141
(496.0)
110
(390.9)
87
(308.8)
84
(298.5)
93
(318.4)
84
(288.4)
85
(296.9)
86
(302.9)
93
(326.7)
70
(248.0)
56
(199.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
7
(25.3)
8
(28.6)
6
(21.1)
6
(21.3)
9
(31.9)
11
(39.1)
3
(10.3)
7
(24.0)
3
(10.5)
8
(28.2)
4
(14.1)
6
(21.3)
N/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6)432.4399.5351.6322.3282.0303.8300.0276.2299.2342.1330.0279.8273.1

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 38 registered sex offenders living in Hobart, Indiana as of October 14, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hobart is 749 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2017
Hobart:

179.9
U.S. Average:

214.8

Violent crime rate in 2016
Hobart:

155.9
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Hobart:

151.1
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Hobart:

155.0
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Hobart:

115.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Hobart:

97.9
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Hobart:

125.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Hobart:

142.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Hobart:

104.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Hobart:

147.5
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Hobart:

175.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Hobart:

311.2
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Hobart:

372.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2002
Hobart:

249.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Hobart:

280.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Hobart:

304.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Hobart:

382.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Hobart:

403.3
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Hobart:

373.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Hobart:

333.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Hobart:

367.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Hobart:

374.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Hobart:

361.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Hobart:

398.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Hobart:

409.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Hobart:

401.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Hobart:

401.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2002
Hobart:

377.7
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: 75 (65 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.32
Indiana average:

1.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 71 (62 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.20
Indiana average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 66 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Indiana average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 75 (60 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Indiana average:

1.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 70 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Indiana average:

1.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 69 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Indiana average:

1.86

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 70 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Indiana average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 68 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Indiana average:

1.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 72 (56 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Indiana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 71 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Indiana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 71 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Indiana average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 71 (56 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Indiana average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 70 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Indiana average:

1.77

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

Zip codes: 46342.