Carmel, IN
Crime Rates




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Carmel, IN crime analytics


According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Carmel is safer than 70% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Indiana, only on the order of 43% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Carmel. If you live in Carmel, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 100. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35. It is for these reasons that Carmel is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Carmel, and we found that the crime rate in Carmel is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Carmel is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Carmel does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Carmel.

For Carmel, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Carmel than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 6824, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Carmel is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Carmel than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 101.

Carmel Crime Data

 

Crime Index

70

(100 is safest)


Safer than 70% of U.S. Cities

Carmel Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

13

876

889

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.15

9.87

10.02

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Carmel 0.15
Indiana 3.88

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 6,824

in Carmel

1 in 258

in Indiana

Carmel VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 88,713
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 5 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.05 0.06 0.05

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Carmel 9.87
Indiana 25.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 101

in Carmel

1 in 39

in Indiana

Carmel Property CRIMES

Population: 88,713
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 66 767 43
Rate per 1,000 0.74 8.65 0.48

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Carmel Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Carmel 18
Indiana 31