Jeffersonville, IN
Crime Rates

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Jeffersonville, 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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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 Jeffersonville is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 28 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 Jeffersonville is 1 in 36. Based on FBI crime data, Jeffersonville is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Indiana, Jeffersonville has a crime rate that is higher than 89% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Jeffersonville to other communities of similar population, then Jeffersonville crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Jeffersonville 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 Jeffersonville 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 Jeffersonville.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Jeffersonville'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 Jeffersonville is one in 708.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Jeffersonville's rate for property crime is 26 per one thousand population. This makes Jeffersonville 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 Jeffersonville is one in 38.

Importantly, we found that Jeffersonville has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Jeffersonville is one in 273.

Jeffersonville Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 17% of U.S. Cities

Jeffersonville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Jeffersonville 1.41
Indiana 3.82

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 708

in Jeffersonville

1 in 262

in Indiana

Jeffersonville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 47,432
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 26 23 15
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.55 0.48 0.32


Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Jeffersonville 26.42
Indiana 21.79

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 38

in Jeffersonville

1 in 46

in Indiana

Jeffersonville Property CRIMES

Population: 47,432
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 166 913 174
Rate per 1,000 3.50 19.25 3.67

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Jeffersonville Crimes Per Square Mile

Jeffersonville 38
Indiana 27