Hartford City, IN
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Hartford City, 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 Hartford City is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 24 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 Hartford City is 1 in 42. Based on FBI crime data, Hartford City is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Indiana, Hartford City has a crime rate that is higher than 81% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Hartford City compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Hartford City with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Hartford City's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Hartford City 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 Hartford City.

For Hartford City, 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 Hartford City than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1198, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Hartford City experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Hartford City's rate for property crime is 23 per one thousand population. This makes Hartford City a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Hartford City is one in 43.

Hartford City Crime Data

 

Crime Index

28

(100 is safest)


Safer than 28% of U.S. Cities

Hartford City Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

138

143

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.83

23.03

23.87

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hartford City 0.83
Indiana 3.88

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,198

in Hartford City

1 in 258

in Indiana

Hartford City VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 5,992
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 1 * 1 1
Rate per 1,000 0.33 0.17 0.17 0.17
* 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
Hartford City 23.03
Indiana 25.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 43

in Hartford City

1 in 39

in Indiana

Hartford City Property CRIMES

Population: 5,992
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 25 109 4
Rate per 1,000 4.17 18.19 0.67

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

Hartford City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Hartford City 37
Indiana 31

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