Munster, IN
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The crime rate in Munster is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 20 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 Munster is 1 in 51. Based on FBI crime data, Munster is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Indiana, Munster has a crime rate that is higher than 75% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Munster has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Munster is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Munster 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 Munster.

For Munster, 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 Munster than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1277, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Munster's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes Munster 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 Munster is one in 53.

Munster Crime Data

 
Crime Index

37

(100 is safest)


Safer than 37% of U.S. Cities

Munster Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

18

431

449

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.78

18.75

19.54

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Munster 0.78
Indiana 3.88
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,277

in Munster

1 in 258

in Indiana
Munster VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 22,984
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 3 * 8 6
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.13 0.35 0.26
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.
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
Munster 18.75
Indiana 25.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 53

in Munster

1 in 39

in Indiana
Munster Property CRIMES
Population: 22,984
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 23 397 11
Rate per 1,000 1.00 17.27 0.48
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

Munster Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Munster 59
Indiana 31