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


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

Crime rate in Seymour, IN

The 2018 crime rate in Seymour, IN was 280 (City-Data.com crime index), which was comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 80.8% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Seymour crime rate rose by 3% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Seymour has seen a decrease in violent crime and in property crime.
See how dangerous Seymour, IN is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Seymour:

280.2
Brownstown:

209.3
North Vernon:

188.8
Austin:

307.8
Columbus:

259.8
Scottsburg:

239.6
Salem:

30.7
Edinburgh:

549.2
Madison:

265.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Seymour by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
1
(5.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
15
(79.8)
7
(36.8)
5
(26.0)
4
(20.8)
5
(25.9)
9
(46.1)
3
(17.1)
4
(21.8)
7
(37.5)
7
(36.7)
5
(25.8)
5
(25.3)
8
(40.8)
3
(15.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
11
(58.5)
8
(42.1)
4
(20.8)
5
(25.9)
8
(41.4)
9
(46.1)
5
(28.4)
6
(32.7)
6
(32.2)
8
(42.0)
3
(15.5)
9
(45.5)
8
(40.8)
5
(25.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
95
(505.1)
89
(468.1)
80
(415.7)
86
(446.3)
78
(403.3)
63
(323.0)
73
(415.0)
69
(376.2)
87
(466.4)
49
(257.2)
44
(227.4)
54
(273.3)
50
(255.0)
33
(167.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
105
(558.3)
119
(625.8)
116
(602.7)
132
(685.0)
184
(951.3)
165
(845.9)
153
(869.7)
143
(779.7)
143
(766.6)
131
(687.7)
80
(413.5)
96
(485.8)
94
(479.5)
71
(360.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,102
(5,860)
1,121
(5,895)
1,001
(5,201)
1,076
(5,584)
807
(4,172)
873
(4,475)
881
(5,008)
976
(5,322)
958
(5,135)
751
(3,942)
774
(4,001)
573
(2,900)
572
(2,918)
856
(4,349)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
74
(393.5)
66
(347.1)
81
(420.9)
75
(389.2)
45
(232.7)
51
(261.4)
59
(335.4)
71
(387.1)
100
(536.0)
69
(362.2)
55
(284.3)
51
(258.1)
66
(336.7)
68
(345.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(31.9)
1
(5.3)
10
(52.0)
5
(25.9)
5
(25.9)
3
(15.4)
3
(17.1)
3
(16.4)
2
(10.7)
5
(26.2)
1
(5.2)
1
(5.1)
1
(5.1)
1
(5.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)498.0443.1394.1416.1365.8384.7404.6400.9434.9328.2292.9269.3273.1280.2

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 49 registered sex offenders living in Seymour, Indiana as of January 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Seymour is 390 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Seymour:

111.8
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Seymour:

188.7
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Seymour:

194.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Seymour:

157.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Seymour:

186.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Seymour:

286.8
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Seymour:

226.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Seymour:

250.1
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Seymour:

240.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Seymour:

248.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Seymour:

256.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Seymour:

244.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Seymour:

291.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Seymour:

372.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Seymour:

258.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Seymour:

228.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Seymour:

245.5
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Seymour:

341.4
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Seymour:

292.3
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Seymour:

280.8
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Seymour:

325.4
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Seymour:

389.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Seymour:

490.5
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Seymour:

480.1
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Seymour:

474.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Seymour:

432.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Seymour:

433.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Seymour:

474.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Seymour:

443.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Seymour:

472.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Seymour:

463.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Seymour:

385.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Seymour:

369.5
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Seymour:

389.0
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: 60 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Indiana average:

1.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 58 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Indiana average:

1.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 56 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Indiana average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 55 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Indiana average:

1.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 57 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Indiana average:

1.75

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 57 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Indiana average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 56 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
Indiana average:

1.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 54 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Indiana average:

1.86

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 55 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Indiana average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 50 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Indiana average:

1.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 54 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Indiana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 53 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Indiana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 53 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Indiana average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 53 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Indiana average:

1.77

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

Zip codes: 47274.