Chesterton, IN Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
134
Total Crimes
962.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-61.16%
Below National Average
22 out of 96
In Indiana
3,176 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Chesterton, IN?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Chesterton is 962.0 per 100,000 people. That's -61.16% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -58.92% lower than the Indiana total crime rate of 2,341.9 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Chesterton SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
7
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
6

How Does Chesterton Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Chesterton
/ 100k People
Indiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 134 962.0 2,341.9 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 5.6 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 79.2 81.6
Aggravated Assault 4 28.7 249.3 250.2
Violent Crime 9 64.6 370.8 366.7
Burglary 15 107.7 323.7 340.5
Larceny 101 725.1 1,443.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 9 64.6 203.8 219.9
Property Crime 125 897.4 1,971.0 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Chesterton

9.0
Violent Crimes
64.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-82.38%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,547.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Chesterton each year. That compares to a 1 in 269.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Chesterton is 64.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -82.38% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -82.58% lower than the Indiana violent crime rate of 370.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Chesterton

125.0
Property Crimes
897.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
-57.47%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 111.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Chesterton each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Chesterton is 897.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -57.47% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -54.47% lower than the Indiana property crime rate of 1,971.0 per 100,000 people.

Chesterton Crime Compared To Indiana Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Indiana.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Chesterton

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Gary, IN 74,687 3,070 4,110.5 3,556.2 554.3
Portage, IN 36,800 656 1,782.6 1,584.2 198.4
Merrillville, IN 34,724 630 1,814.3 1,670.3 144.0
Valparaiso, IN 33,610 439 1,306.2 1,196.1 110.1
Crown Point, IN 30,341 297 978.9 955.8 23.1
Hobart, IN 27,880 1,003 3,597.6 3,457.7 139.9
La Porte, IN 21,557 580 2,690.5 2,152.4 538.1
Griffith, IN 15,957 297 1,861.3 1,792.3 68.9
Lake Station, IN 11,880 352 2,963.0 2,702.0 260.9
Westville, IN 5,619 50 889.8 676.3 213.6
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