New Haven, IN crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

The crime rate in New Haven is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 23 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 New Haven is 1 in 43. Based on FBI crime data, New Haven is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Indiana, New Haven has a crime rate that is higher than 80% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in New Haven 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 Haven; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 339. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that New Haven experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that New Haven's rate for property crime is 21 per one thousand population. This makes New Haven 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 New Haven is one in 49.

New Haven Crime Data

 

Crime Index

23

(100 is safest)


Safer than 23% of U.S. Cities

New Haven Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

47

327

374

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.95

20.54

23.49

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
2.95
3.71
National Median: 4
    New Haven
    Indiana

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 339

in New Haven

1 in 270

in Indiana

New Haven VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 15,922
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 6 15 24
Rate per 1,000 0.13 0.38 0.94 1.51

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
20.54
19.71
National Median: 21
    New Haven
    Indiana

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 49

in New Haven

1 in 51

in Indiana

New Haven Property CRIMES

Population: 15,922
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 42 245 40
Rate per 1,000 2.64 15.39 2.51

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

New Haven Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
38
25
National Median: 28.3
    New Haven
    Indiana