Speedway, IN
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Speedway, 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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

With a crime rate of 46 per one thousand residents, Speedway 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 22. Within Indiana, more than 97% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Speedway.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a town'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 12,159, Speedway has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Speedway 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 Speedway.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Speedway 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 Speedway.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Speedway 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 Speedway; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 347. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Speedway is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Speedway, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 23, which is a rate of 43 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Speedway 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 Speedway is one in 312.

Speedway Crime Data

 

Crime Index

5

(100 is safest)


Safer than 5% of U.S. Cities

Speedway Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

35

526

561

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.88

43.26

46.14

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Speedway 2.88
Indiana 3.82

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 347

in Speedway

1 in 262

in Indiana

Speedway VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 12,159
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 5 14 16
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.41 1.15 1.32

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Speedway 43.26
Indiana 21.79

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 23

in Speedway

1 in 46

in Indiana

Speedway Property CRIMES

Population: 12,159
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 54 433 39
Rate per 1,000 4.44 35.61 3.21

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Speedway Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Speedway 118
Indiana 27