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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

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2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
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)
4
(5.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
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)
43
(59.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
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)
80
(110.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
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)
237
(327.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
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)
573
(792.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
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)
1,903
(2,633.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
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)
161
(222.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
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)
8
(11.1)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6)364.1366.3409.3427.5388.4369.4374.4316.9386.2400.1405.7388.2427.7354.9336.1

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 196 registered sex offenders living in Lafayette, Indiana as of March 26, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Lafayette to the number of sex offenders is 366 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:

336.1
West Lafayette:

77.4
Clarks Hill:

40.6
Delphi:

148.1
Frankfort:

192.3
Attica:

141.5
When are crimes committed in Lafayette, IN?
Violent crime rate in 2017
Lafayette:

289.9
U.S. Average:

214.8

Violent crime rate in 2016
Lafayette:

280.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

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:

209.3
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

Violent crime rate in 2001
Lafayette:

122.5
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2017
Lafayette:

323.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

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:

463.2
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

Property crime rate in 2001
Lafayette:

380.8
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 2017, including police officers: 190 (142 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Indiana average:

2.20

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

Zip codes: 47901, 47904, 47909.