Warsaw, IN
Crime Rates


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Warsaw, IN crime analytics

The crime rate in Warsaw is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 32 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 Warsaw is 1 in 31. Based on FBI crime data, Warsaw is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Indiana, Warsaw has a crime rate that is higher than 87% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Warsaw to other communities of similar population, then Warsaw crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Warsaw does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Warsaw 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 Warsaw; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 216. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Warsaw's rate for property crime is 28 per one thousand population. This makes Warsaw 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 Warsaw is one in 36.

Warsaw Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 17% of U.S. Cities

Warsaw Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Warsaw 4.63
Indiana 3.88
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 216

in Warsaw

1 in 258

in Indiana
Population: 14,472
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 3 * 3 60
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.21 0.21 4.15
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.
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)

Warsaw 27.50
Indiana 25.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 36

in Warsaw

1 in 39

in Indiana
Warsaw Property CRIMES
Population: 14,472
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 27 352 19
Rate per 1,000 1.87 24.32 1.31
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

Warsaw Crimes Per Square Mile

Warsaw 36
Indiana 31