Vincennes, 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 48 per one thousand residents, Vincennes 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 21. Within Indiana, more than 99% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Vincennes.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city'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 16,862, Vincennes has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Vincennes 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 Vincennes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Vincennes'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 Vincennes is one in 843.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Vincennes is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Vincennes, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 21, which is a rate of 47 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Vincennes 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 Vincennes is one in 213.

Vincennes Crime Data

 

Crime Index

5

(100 is safest)


Safer than 5% of U.S. Cities

Vincennes Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

20

797

817

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.19

47.27

48.45

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.19
3.71
National Median: 4
    Vincennes
    Indiana

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 843

in Vincennes

1 in 270

in Indiana

Vincennes VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 16,862
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
47.27
19.71
National Median: 21
    Vincennes
    Indiana

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 21

in Vincennes

1 in 51

in Indiana

Vincennes Property CRIMES

Population: 16,862
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

Vincennes Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
109
25
National Median: 28.3
    Vincennes
    Indiana