Spencer, IN
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With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 9 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Spencer is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 75% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Spencer is one in 114. Compared to communities within Indiana, Spencer‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 63% of the state's cities and towns.

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

For Spencer, 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 Spencer than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1136, 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 Spencer 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 Spencer than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 126.

Spencer Crime Data

 
Crime Index

75

(100 is safest)


Safer than 75% of U.S. Cities

Spencer Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

18

20

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.88

7.93

8.81

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Spencer 0.88
Indiana 3.88
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,136

in Spencer

1 in 258

in Indiana
Spencer VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,271
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
Spencer 7.93
Indiana 25.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 126

in Spencer

1 in 39

in Indiana
Spencer Property CRIMES
Population: 2,271
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

Spencer Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Spencer 16
Indiana 31