Petersburg, IN
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With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 7 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Petersburg is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 82% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Petersburg is one in 138. Compared to communities within Indiana, Petersburg‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 76% of the state's cities and towns.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Petersburg has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Petersburg 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 Petersburg 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 Petersburg.

For Petersburg, 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 Petersburg than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1174, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Petersburg is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Petersburg than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 156.

Petersburg Crime Data

 

Crime Index

82

(100 is safest)


Safer than 82% of U.S. Cities

Petersburg Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

15

17

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.85

6.39

7.24

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Petersburg 0.85
Indiana 3.88

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,174

in Petersburg

1 in 258

in Indiana

Petersburg VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,347
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
Petersburg 6.39
Indiana 25.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 156

in Petersburg

1 in 39

in Indiana

Petersburg Property CRIMES

Population: 2,347
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

Petersburg Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Petersburg 12
Indiana 31

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