Linton, IN
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Linton has an overall crime rate of 18 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Linton is 1 in 55. How does Linton fare compared to other communities in Indiana of all population sizes? Linton's crime rate is lower than approximately 28% of Indiana communities.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Linton's violent crime rate is 2 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 Linton is one in 587.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Linton's rate for property crime is 16 per one thousand population. This makes Linton 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 Linton is one in 61.

Linton Crime Data

 
Crime Index

41

(100 is safest)


Safer than 41% of U.S. Cities

Linton Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

87

96

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.70

16.46

18.17

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Linton 1.70
Indiana 3.88
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 587

in Linton

1 in 258

in Indiana
Linton VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 5,284
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Linton 16.46
Indiana 25.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 61

in Linton

1 in 39

in Indiana
Linton Property CRIMES
Population: 5,284
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Linton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Linton 32
Indiana 31