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


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

Crime rate in Princeton, IN

The 2012 crime rate in Princeton, IN is 128 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.9 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 59.0% U.S. cities. The 2012 Princeton crime rate fell by 40% compared to 2011. In the last 5 years Princeton has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Princeton, IN is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Princeton:

127.7
Mount Carmel:

124.0
Oakland City:

19.4
Vincennes:

157.5
Grayville:

91.9
Evansville:

414.6
Lawrenceville:

59.4
Albion:

18.8
Boonville:

69.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Princeton by year

Type

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(34.7)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(11.6)
1
(11.5)
1
(11.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(92.5)
12
(138.1)
15
(173.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
22
(254.5)
49
(564.0)
23
(265.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
249
(2,881)
282
(3,246)
144
(1,661)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(11.6)
5
(57.6)
5
(57.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.5)
1
(11.5)
City-Data.com crime index183.7214.2127.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. 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 2 registered sex offenders living in Princeton, Indiana as of May 23, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Princeton is 4,337 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2012
Princeton:

92.3
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
Princeton:

86.3
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Princeton:

86.8
U.S. Average:

195.7

Violent crime rate in 2007
Princeton:

25.2
U.S. Average:

229.1

Violent crime rate in 2006
Princeton:

0.0
U.S. Average:

232.6

Violent crime rate in 2005
Princeton:

63.0
U.S. Average:

227.0

Property crime rate in 2012
Princeton:

144.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Princeton:

283.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Princeton:

196.7
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2007
Princeton:

65.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Princeton:

20.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Princeton:

148.6
U.S. Average:

322.3
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 2011, including police officers: 17 (16 officers - 16 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Indiana average:

1.75

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 18 (17 officers - 17 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Indiana average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 18 (16 officers - 16 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Indiana average:

1.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 18 (16 officers - 15 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Indiana average:

1.86

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 18 (17 officers - 16 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Indiana average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 17 (16 officers - 15 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Indiana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 17 (16 officers - 15 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Indiana average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 16 (15 officers - 15 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Indiana average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 17 (16 officers - 16 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Indiana average:

1.77

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

Zip codes: 47670.