Topeka, IN
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Topeka's overall rate of crime is sufficiently low that NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows the town to be one of the safest in both Indiana and the nation. Topeka's crime rate is just 2 per 1,000 people, which means that a person's chance of becoming a victim in Topeka is one in 600.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Topeka, and we found that the crime rate in Topeka is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Topeka is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

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

Importantly, our analysis shows that Topeka has one of the lowest violent crime rates in all of America, across cities and towns of all sizes. Murder, rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault happen far less frequently here than in most places. Your chance of becoming a victim? Just one in 10000. Topeka's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Topeka compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Topeka is just 2 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Topeka is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Topeka Crime Data

 
Crime Index

98

(100 is safest)


Safer than 98% of U.S. Cities

Topeka Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

2

2

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

1.67

1.67

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Topeka 0.00
Indiana 3.88
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Topeka

1 in 258

in Indiana
Topeka VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 1,200
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
Topeka 1.67
Indiana 25.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 600

in Topeka

1 in 39

in Indiana
Topeka Property CRIMES
Population: 1,200
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

Topeka Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Topeka 1
Indiana 31

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