Jasper, IN
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With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 12 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Jasper is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 63% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Jasper is one in 86. Compared to communities within Indiana, Jasper‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 48% of the state's cities and towns.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Jasper has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Jasper is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Jasper's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Jasper is one in 909.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Jasper 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 Jasper than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 95.

Jasper Crime Data

 
Crime Index

63

(100 is safest)


Safer than 63% of U.S. Cities

Jasper Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

17

163

180

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.10

10.55

11.65

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Jasper 1.10
Indiana 3.88
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 909

in Jasper

1 in 258

in Indiana
Jasper VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 15,451
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 * 0 16
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.06 0.00 1.04
* 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
Jasper 10.55
Indiana 25.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 95

in Jasper

1 in 39

in Indiana
Jasper Property CRIMES
Population: 15,451
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 23 133 7
Rate per 1,000 1.49 8.61 0.45
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

Jasper Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Jasper 14
Indiana 31