Plainfield, IN
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The crime rate in Plainfield is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 32 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 Plainfield is 1 in 31. Based on FBI crime data, Plainfield is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Indiana, Plainfield has a crime rate that is higher than 87% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Plainfield's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Plainfield is one in 612.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Plainfield's rate for property crime is 31 per one thousand population. This makes Plainfield 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 Plainfield is one in 33.

Plainfield Crime Data

 
Crime Index

17

(100 is safest)


Safer than 17% of U.S. Cities

Plainfield Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

50

937

987

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.63

30.63

32.27

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Plainfield 1.63
Indiana 3.88
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 612

in Plainfield

1 in 258

in Indiana
Plainfield VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 30,590
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 8 40
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.07 0.26 1.31
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
Plainfield 30.63
Indiana 25.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 33

in Plainfield

1 in 39

in Indiana
Plainfield Property CRIMES
Population: 30,590
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 76 793 68
Rate per 1,000 2.48 25.92 2.22
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

Plainfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Plainfield 44
Indiana 31