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


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

Crime rate in West Terre Haute, IN

The 2012 crime rate in West Terre Haute, IN is 395 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.5 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 91.3% U.S. cities. The 2012 West Terre Haute crime rate fell by 18% compared to 2011. In the last 5 years West Terre Haute has seen decline of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous West Terre Haute, IN is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
West Terre Haute:

395.4
Terre Haute:

377.1
Clinton:

304.4
Marshall:

62.4
Paris:

315.8
Brazil:

196.2
Martinsville:

72.9
Sullivan:

66.8
Chrisman:

75.7
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in West Terre Haute by year

Type

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(44.5)
1
(44.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(489.5)
8
(355.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
58
(2,581)
34
(1,510)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
77
(3,427)
83
(3,687)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(400.5)
10
(444.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index483.3395.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. 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 17 registered sex offenders living in West Terre Haute, Indiana as of April 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Terre Haute is 146 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2012
West Terre Haute:

222.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
West Terre Haute:

289.3
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
West Terre Haute:

783.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
West Terre Haute:

358.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
West Terre Haute:

518.4
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
West Terre Haute:

1,170.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2012
West Terre Haute:

553.1
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
West Terre Haute:

747.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2005
West Terre Haute:

241.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
West Terre Haute:

308.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
West Terre Haute:

214.5
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
West Terre Haute:

241.2
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 2015, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.15
Indiana average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.67
Indiana average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.57
Indiana average:

1.86

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.58
Indiana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.29
Indiana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.86
Indiana average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 10 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.43
Indiana average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 12 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.00
Indiana average:

1.77

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in West Terre Haute, IN
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 47885.