Wheatfield, IN
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Wheatfield, 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

Wheatfield is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (78%) and also has a lower crime rate than 68% of the communities in Indiana, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Wheatfield is one in 121 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

How does the crime rate in Wheatfield compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Wheatfield with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Wheatfield'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 Wheatfield 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 Wheatfield.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Wheatfield'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 Wheatfield is one in 845.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Wheatfield 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 Wheatfield than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 141.

Wheatfield Crime Data

 

Crime Index

78

(100 is safest)


Safer than 78% of U.S. Cities

Wheatfield Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

6

7

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.18

7.10

8.28

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Wheatfield 1.18
Indiana 3.88

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 845

in Wheatfield

1 in 258

in Indiana

Wheatfield VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 845
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
Wheatfield 7.10
Indiana 25.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 141

in Wheatfield

1 in 39

in Indiana

Wheatfield Property CRIMES

Population: 845
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

Wheatfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Wheatfield 13
Indiana 31

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