Tell City, IN
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Tell City, IN crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

The crime rate in Tell City is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 21 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 Tell City is 1 in 48. Based on FBI crime data, Tell City is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Indiana, Tell City has a crime rate that is higher than 77% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Tell City compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Tell City with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Tell City's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Tell City 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 Tell City.

For Tell City, 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 Tell City than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 3628, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Tell City's rate for property crime is 21 per one thousand population. This makes Tell City 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 Tell City is one in 48.

Tell City Crime Data

 

Crime Index

34

(100 is safest)


Safer than 34% of U.S. Cities

Tell City Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

150

152

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.28

20.68

20.95

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Tell City 0.28
Indiana 3.88

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 3,628

in Tell City

1 in 258

in Indiana

Tell City VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 7,255
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.28 0.00 0.00

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
Tell City 20.68
Indiana 25.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 48

in Tell City

1 in 39

in Indiana

Tell City Property CRIMES

Population: 7,255
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 21 121 8
Rate per 1,000 2.89 16.68 1.10

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

Tell City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Tell City 33
Indiana 31

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