Kokomo, IN
Crime Rates


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Kokomo, 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 Kokomo is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 38 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 Kokomo is 1 in 27. Based on FBI crime data, Kokomo is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Indiana, Kokomo has a crime rate that is higher than 90% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Kokomo, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Kokomo is one in 130.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Kokomo's rate for property crime is 30 per one thousand population. This makes Kokomo 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 Kokomo is one in 33.

Kokomo Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 13% of U.S. Cities

Kokomo Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Kokomo 7.67
Indiana 3.88

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 130

in Kokomo

1 in 258

in Indiana


Population: 57,995
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 30 * 77 335
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.52 1.33 5.78
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.


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)

Kokomo 30.02
Indiana 25.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 33

in Kokomo

1 in 39

in Indiana

Kokomo Property CRIMES

Population: 57,995
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 452 1,213 76
Rate per 1,000 7.79 20.92 1.31

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

Kokomo Crimes Per Square Mile

Kokomo 118
Indiana 31