Chesterton, IN Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
103
Total Crimes
725.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-69.09%
Below National Average
14 out of 102
In Indiana
2,324 out of 8,904
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 725.2 per 100,000 people. That's -69.09% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -66.13% lower than the Indiana total crime rate of 2,140.9 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
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
6
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 103 725.2 2,140.9 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 7.5 6.5
Robbery 1 7.0 62.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 16 112.7 253.0 279.7
Violent Crime 19 133.8 357.7 387.8
Burglary 6 42.2 280.4 314.2
Larceny 69 485.8 1,274.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 9 63.4 228.5 246.0
Property Crime 84 591.4 1,783.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Chesterton

19
Violent Crimes
133.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-65.50%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 747.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Chesterton each year. That compares to a 1 in 279.6 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Chesterton is 133.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -65.50% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -62.60% lower than the Indiana violent crime rate of 357.7 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Chesterton

84
Property Crimes
591.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
-69.80%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 169.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Chesterton each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Chesterton is 591.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -69.80% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -66.83% lower than the Indiana property crime rate of 1,783.2 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 34,774 520 1,495.4 1,357.3 138.0
Crown Point, IN 30,341 297 978.9 955.8 23.1
Hobart, IN 27,791 838 3,015.4 2,842.6 172.7
La Porte, IN 21,515 527 2,449.5 2,124.1 325.4
Griffith, IN 15,957 297 1,861.3 1,792.3 68.9
Westville, IN 5,852 30 512.6 307.6 205.1
Porter, IN 4,832 37 765.7 765.7 0.0
Ogden Dunes, IN 1,086 10 920.8 828.7 92.1
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