Mooresville, IN
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Mooresville, 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 Mooresville is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 37 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 Mooresville is 1 in 27. Based on FBI crime data, Mooresville is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Indiana, Mooresville has a crime rate that is higher than 90% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Mooresville, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Mooresville than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1925, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Mooresville's rate for property crime is 37 per one thousand population. This makes Mooresville 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 Mooresville is one in 27.

Importantly, we found that Mooresville 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 Mooresville is one in 235.

Mooresville Crime Data

 

Crime Index

13

(100 is safest)


Safer than 13% of U.S. Cities

Mooresville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

354

359

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.52

36.79

37.31

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mooresville 0.52
Indiana 3.88

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,925

in Mooresville

1 in 258

in Indiana

Mooresville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 9,623
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 3 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.31 0.21

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
Mooresville 36.79
Indiana 25.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 27

in Mooresville

1 in 39

in Indiana

Mooresville Property CRIMES

Population: 9,623
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 38 275 41
Rate per 1,000 3.95 28.58 4.26

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

Mooresville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Mooresville 57
Indiana 31