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


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

Crime rate in Plainfield, IN

The 2018 crime rate in Plainfield, IN was 201 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 1.4 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 68.2% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Plainfield crime rate rose by 7% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 1 - an increase of 1 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Plainfield has seen an increase in violent crime and a decrease in property crime.
See how dangerous Plainfield, IN is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Plainfield:

201.5
Avon:

260.1
Mooresville:

152.8
Danville:

158.7
Speedway:

290.3
Brownsburg:

86.6
Indianapolis:

583.7
Greenwood:

172.8
Beech Grove:

182.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Plainfield by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(8.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(4.4)
7
(29.6)
4
(15.6)
10
(37.4)
8
(27.8)
3
(10.1)
16
(57.6)
7
(24.9)
2
(6.7)
7
(22.8)
2
(6.4)
3
(9.6)
5
(15.6)
16
(47.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(35.3)
12
(50.7)
4
(15.6)
7
(26.1)
3
(10.4)
9
(30.4)
6
(21.6)
8
(28.4)
7
(23.6)
8
(26.0)
8
(25.7)
16
(51.3)
6
(18.7)
12
(35.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
22
(97.0)
18
(76.0)
17
(66.1)
46
(171.8)
27
(93.7)
24
(81.1)
21
(75.6)
40
(142.0)
41
(138.3)
40
(130.2)
40
(128.5)
69
(221.2)
74
(230.8)
64
(190.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
154
(678.8)
140
(591.0)
120
(466.5)
95
(354.9)
95
(329.7)
97
(327.8)
75
(270.1)
99
(351.5)
78
(263.1)
77
(250.6)
76
(244.2)
81
(259.6)
66
(205.8)
69
(204.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
734
(3,235)
777
(3,280)
732
(2,846)
783
(2,925)
658
(2,284)
560
(1,892)
589
(2,121)
629
(2,233)
755
(2,547)
765
(2,490)
791
(2,542)
755
(2,420)
713
(2,223)
655
(1,945)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
51
(224.8)
73
(308.2)
69
(268.3)
67
(250.3)
52
(180.5)
27
(91.2)
52
(187.2)
46
(163.3)
53
(178.8)
50
(162.7)
67
(215.3)
81
(259.6)
77
(240.1)
70
(207.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(13.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(11.7)
1
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.4)
2
(7.2)
2
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
N/A3
(9.6)
2
(6.4)
2
(6.2)
N/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)246.0251.3198.3234.0173.0139.4186.4183.8174.7182.2174.5209.5186.8201.5

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 60 registered sex offenders living in Plainfield, Indiana as of February 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Plainfield is 509 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Plainfield:

166.3
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Plainfield:

140.3
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Plainfield:

152.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Plainfield:

83.5
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Plainfield:

100.9
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Plainfield:

87.7
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Plainfield:

110.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Plainfield:

106.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Plainfield:

65.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Plainfield:

79.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Plainfield:

136.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Plainfield:

56.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Plainfield:

92.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Plainfield:

88.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Plainfield:

81.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Plainfield:

47.9
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Plainfield:

73.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Plainfield:

169.4
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Plainfield:

188.4
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Plainfield:

211.9
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Plainfield:

208.2
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Plainfield:

199.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Plainfield:

206.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Plainfield:

206.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Plainfield:

188.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Plainfield:

173.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Plainfield:

207.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Plainfield:

254.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Plainfield:

275.8
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Plainfield:

328.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Plainfield:

331.2
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Plainfield:

354.6
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Plainfield:

337.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Plainfield:

338.3
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: 58 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Indiana average:

1.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 51 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Indiana average:

1.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 52 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Indiana average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 48 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Indiana average:

1.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 47 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Indiana average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 49 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Indiana average:

1.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 47 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Indiana average:

1.86

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 47 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Indiana average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 47 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Indiana average:

1.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 47 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Indiana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 51 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.45
Indiana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 60 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Indiana average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 45 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Indiana average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 44 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Indiana average:

1.77

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

Zip codes: 46168.