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


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

Crime rate in Muncie, IN

The 2018 crime rate in Muncie, IN was 290 (City-Data.com crime index), which was comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 82.0% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Muncie crime rate fell by 5% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 1 - a decrease of 2 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Muncie has seen a decrease in violent crime and in property crime.
See how dangerous Muncie, IN is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Muncie:

290.4
Chesterfield:

100.1
Alexandria:

214.6
Anderson:

410.4
Hartford City:

77.9
New Castle:

366.3
Fairmount:

106.1
Winchester:

225.4
Hagerstown:

73.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Muncie by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(1.5)
3
(4.5)
1
(1.5)
0
(0.0)
6
(9.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.4)
1
(1.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(2.8)
6
(8.6)
3
(4.4)
1
(1.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
74
(109.6)
45
(67.6)
50
(77.0)
30
(46.1)
44
(68.1)
22
(32.5)
42
(59.6)
9
(12.8)
29
(41.4)
37
(52.6)
29
(41.4)
38
(55.2)
40
(58.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
65
(96.2)
95
(142.6)
60
(92.4)
78
(119.8)
123
(190.3)
101
(149.1)
108
(153.3)
99
(140.8)
96
(137.0)
101
(143.6)
95
(135.6)
85
(123.5)
80
(116.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
174
(257.6)
197
(295.8)
264
(406.6)
241
(370.3)
214
(331.1)
121
(178.6)
362
(513.9)
149
(211.9)
163
(232.7)
137
(194.7)
122
(174.1)
120
(174.4)
98
(143.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
552
(817.3)
633
(950.4)
581
(894.9)
494
(759.0)
606
(937.5)
476
(702.7)
553
(785.0)
690
(981.5)
532
(759.4)
490
(696.5)
475
(677.9)
422
(613.2)
407
(595.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,059
(3,049)
2,315
(3,476)
1,932
(2,976)
2,003
(3,078)
1,804
(2,791)
1,432
(2,114)
1,701
(2,415)
2,041
(2,903)
2,321
(3,313)
2,232
(3,173)
2,083
(2,973)
1,794
(2,607)
1,434
(2,096)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
172
(254.7)
163
(244.7)
139
(214.1)
130
(199.7)
125
(193.4)
176
(259.8)
179
(254.1)
203
(288.8)
154
(219.8)
177
(251.6)
197
(281.2)
275
(399.6)
440
(643.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
38
(56.3)
37
(55.6)
52
(80.1)
43
(66.1)
36
(55.7)
28
(41.3)
33
(46.8)
35
(49.8)
24
(34.3)
9
(12.8)
N/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)370.6390.2372.6339.1389.1261.0371.2305.7324.0325.6314.6304.0290.4

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 194 registered sex offenders living in Muncie, Indiana as of February 22, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Muncie is 361 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Muncie:

191.5
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Muncie:

212.9
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Muncie:

213.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Muncie:

227.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Muncie:

226.2
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Muncie:

192.0
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Muncie:

396.1
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Muncie:

196.4
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Muncie:

347.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Muncie:

291.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Muncie:

329.6
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Muncie:

295.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Muncie:

289.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Muncie:

241.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Muncie:

174.7
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Muncie:

169.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Muncie:

320.3
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Muncie:

312.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Muncie:

326.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2014
Muncie:

335.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Muncie:

350.5
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Muncie:

384.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Muncie:

315.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Muncie:

285.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Muncie:

356.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Muncie:

335.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Muncie:

359.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Muncie:

400.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Muncie:

354.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Muncie:

254.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Muncie:

257.0
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Muncie:

241.7
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 2018, including police officers: 114 (100 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Indiana average:

1.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 114 (100 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Indiana average:

1.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 105 (100 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Indiana average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 108 (102 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Indiana average:

1.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 109 (103 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Indiana average:

1.75

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 109 (103 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Indiana average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 104 (99 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Indiana average:

1.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 104 (99 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Indiana average:

1.86

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 105 (98 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Indiana average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 109 (102 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Indiana average:

1.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 117 (110 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Indiana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 122 (113 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Indiana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 124 (115 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Indiana average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 126 (118 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Indiana average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 121 (113 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Indiana average:

1.77

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

Zip codes: 47302, 47304, 47305, 47306.