Greenwood, IN
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Greenwood, IN crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in Greenwood is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 41 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Greenwood is 1 in 24. Based on FBI crime data, Greenwood is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Indiana, Greenwood has a crime rate that is higher than 92% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Greenwood to other communities of similar population, then Greenwood crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Greenwood does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Greenwood 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 Greenwood.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Greenwood occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Greenwood; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 263. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Greenwood is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Greenwood, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 27, which is a rate of 37 per one thousand population.

Greenwood Crime Data

 

Crime Index

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(100 is safest)


Safer than 10% of U.S. Cities

Greenwood Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

211

2,081

2,292

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.80

37.44

41.23

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Greenwood 3.80
Indiana 3.88

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 263

in Greenwood

1 in 258

in Indiana

Greenwood VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 55,586
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 3 * 19 188
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.05 0.34 3.38
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.

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
Greenwood 37.44
Indiana 25.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 27

in Greenwood

1 in 39

in Indiana

Greenwood Property CRIMES

Population: 55,586
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 155 1,791 135
Rate per 1,000 2.79 32.22 2.43

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

Greenwood Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Greenwood 108
Indiana 31