Scottsburg, 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

With a crime rate of 39 per one thousand residents, Scottsburg 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 26. Within Indiana, more than 95% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Scottsburg.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Scottsburg's violent crime rate is 1 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 Scottsburg is one in 673.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Scottsburg is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Scottsburg, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 27, which is a rate of 38 per one thousand population.

Scottsburg Crime Data

 

Crime Index

8

(100 is safest)


Safer than 8% of U.S. Cities

Scottsburg Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

10

253

263

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.49

37.58

39.07

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.49
3.71
National Median: 4
    Scottsburg
    Indiana

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 673

in Scottsburg

1 in 270

in Indiana

Scottsburg VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 6,732
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
37.58
19.71
National Median: 21
    Scottsburg
    Indiana

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 27

in Scottsburg

1 in 51

in Indiana

Scottsburg Property CRIMES

Population: 6,732
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

Scottsburg Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
52
25
National Median: 28.3
    Scottsburg
    Indiana