New Albany, IN
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With a crime rate of 55 per one thousand residents, New Albany has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 18. Within Indiana, more than 98% of the communities have a lower crime rate than New Albany.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 36,732, New Albany has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether New Albany does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as New Albany.

Now let us turn to take a look at how New Albany 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 New Albany.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in New Albany occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in New Albany; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 427. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in New Albany is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In New Albany, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 19, which is a rate of 52 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that New Albany 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 New Albany is one in 214.

New Albany Crime Data

 
Crime Index

5

(100 is safest)


Safer than 5% of U.S. Cities

New Albany Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

86

1,917

2,003

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.34

52.19

54.53

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
New Albany 2.34
Indiana 3.88
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 427

in New Albany

1 in 258

in Indiana
New Albany VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 36,732
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 9 * 29 46
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.25 0.79 1.25
* 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
New Albany 52.19
Indiana 25.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 19

in New Albany

1 in 39

in Indiana
New Albany Property CRIMES
Population: 36,732
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 261 1,484 172
Rate per 1,000 7.11 40.40 4.68
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

New Albany Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
New Albany 133
Indiana 31