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


Crime rates in Lafayette by year

Type

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
5
(8.8)
1
(1.6)
4
(6.5)
4
(6.7)
2
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.0)
3
(4.4)
1
(1.5)
2
(2.9)
2
(2.8)
4
(5.6)
2
(2.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
44
(77.0)
30
(49.2)
15
(24.3)
35
(58.3)
45
(73.9)
36
(58.8)
24
(37.5)
24
(37.3)
30
(45.2)
38
(56.3)
36
(52.8)
35
(51.3)
43
(60.8)
52
(73.1)
35
(48.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
42
(73.5)
64
(105.0)
60
(97.3)
70
(116.5)
77
(126.5)
68
(111.0)
53
(82.8)
66
(102.5)
49
(73.8)
48
(71.1)
69
(101.2)
67
(98.3)
90
(127.2)
96
(135.0)
109
(152.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
137
(239.8)
148
(242.8)
152
(246.6)
149
(248.0)
138
(226.8)
199
(324.9)
245
(382.9)
251
(389.9)
183
(275.7)
319
(472.7)
301
(441.6)
285
(418.1)
216
(305.3)
319
(448.7)
214
(299.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
624
(1,092.3)
603
(989.3)
719
(1,166.4)
649
(1,080.2)
779
(1,280.0)
610
(995.8)
610
(953.3)
645
(1,002.0)
524
(789.3)
635
(941.0)
713
(1,046.1)
718
(1,053.2)
634
(896.1)
679
(955.0)
612
(855.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,369
(4,147.0)
2,459
(4,034.2)
2,358
(3,825.3)
2,394
(3,984.5)
2,448
(4,022.4)
2,290
(3,738.3)
2,191
(3,424.0)
2,285
(3,549.8)
2,000
(3,012.6)
2,190
(3,245.3)
2,382
(3,494.7)
2,466
(3,617.3)
2,542
(3,593.0)
2,404
(3,381.2)
2,217
(3,098.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
125
(218.8)
143
(234.6)
159
(257.9)
224
(372.8)
213
(350.0)
183
(298.7)
199
(311.0)
191
(296.7)
180
(271.1)
175
(259.3)
198
(290.5)
232
(340.3)
250
(353.4)
228
(320.7)
187
(261.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
21
(36.8)
8
(13.1)
15
(24.3)
13
(21.6)
17
(27.9)
16
(26.1)
16
(25.0)
10
(15.5)
25
(37.7)
20
(29.6)
11
(16.1)
13
(19.1)
9
(12.7)
N/A10
(14.0)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.5)400.2364.1358.4409.3427.5388.4369.4374.4316.9386.2400.1405.7388.2427.7354.9

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 185 registered sex offenders living in Lafayette, Indiana as of September 24, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Lafayette to the number of sex offenders is 388 to 1.


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

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

354.9
West Lafayette:

85.2
Clarks Hill:

40.6
Delphi:

148.1
Frankfort:

221.9
Attica:

141.5

When are crimes committed in Lafayette, IN?

(Crimes per weekday per hour based on 117,052 crime reports from years 2005 to 2017)

Violent crime rate in 2016
Lafayette:

280.2
U.S. Average:

216.0

Violent crime rate in 2015
Lafayette:

376.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Lafayette:

282.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Lafayette:

315.4
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Lafayette:

327.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Lafayette:

337.1
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Lafayette:

225.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Lafayette:

283.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Lafayette:

279.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Lafayette:

276.7
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Lafayette:

257.2
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Lafayette:

253.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Lafayette:

204.8
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Lafayette:

221.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Lafayette:

245.8
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2016
Lafayette:

365.1
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Lafayette:

408.2
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Lafayette:

411.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Lafayette:

442.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Lafayette:

427.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Lafayette:

389.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Lafayette:

349.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Lafayette:

422.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Lafayette:

408.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Lafayette:

430.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Lafayette:

509.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Lafayette:

471.2
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Lafayette:

453.2
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Lafayette:

425.4
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Lafayette:

448.8
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 2014, including police officers: 173 (134 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Indiana average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 169 (130 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Indiana average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 168 (131 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Indiana average:

1.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 163 (130 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Indiana average:

1.81

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 163 (128 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Indiana average:

1.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 162 (127 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Indiana average:

1.86

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 158 (122 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Indiana average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 150 (115 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Indiana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 152 (117 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Indiana average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 147 (115 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Indiana average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 139 (110 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Indiana average:

1.77


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Lafayette

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

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Zip codes: 47901, 47904, 47909.