Jasper, IN crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

The crime rate in Jasper is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 16 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 Jasper is 1 in 64. Based on FBI crime data, Jasper is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Indiana, Jasper has a crime rate that is higher than 69% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Jasper compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Jasper with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Jasper'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 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.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Jasper 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 Jasper; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 314. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Jasper; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Jasper Crime Data

 

Crime Index

39

(100 is safest)


Safer than 39% of U.S. Cities

Jasper Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

50

196

246

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.18

12.47

15.64

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
3.18
3.71
National Median: 4
    Jasper
    Indiana

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 314

in Jasper

1 in 270

in Indiana

Jasper VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 15,724
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 0 46
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.25 0.00 2.93

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
12.47
19.71
National Median: 21
    Jasper
    Indiana

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 80

in Jasper

1 in 51

in Indiana

Jasper Property CRIMES

Population: 15,724
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 27 154 15
Rate per 1,000 1.72 9.79 0.95

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Jasper Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
19
25
National Median: 28.3
    Jasper
    Indiana