Evansville, IN Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
5,638
Total Crimes
4,790.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
93.41%
Above National Average
89 out of 96
In Indiana
9,175 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Evansville, IN?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Evansville is 4,790.1 per 100,000 people. That's 93.41% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 104.54% higher 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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Evansville SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
8
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
9

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Evansville
/ 100k People
Indiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 5,638 4,790.1 2,341.9 2,476.7
Murder 11 9.3 5.6 5.0
Robbery 153 130.0 79.2 81.6
Aggravated Assault 467 396.8 249.3 250.2
Violent Crime 721 612.6 370.8 366.7
Burglary 588 499.6 323.7 340.5
Larceny 3,926 3,335.6 1,443.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 403 342.4 203.8 219.9
Property Crime 4,917 4,177.6 1,971.0 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Evansville

721.0
Violent Crimes
612.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
67.05%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 163.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Evansville each year. That compares to a 1 in 269.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Evansville is 612.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 67.05% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 65.18% higher than the Indiana violent crime rate of 370.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Evansville

4,917.0
Property Crimes
4,177.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
98.00%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 23.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Evansville each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Evansville is 4,177.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 98.00% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 111.95% higher than the Indiana property crime rate of 1,971.0 per 100,000 people.

Evansville 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 Evansville

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Owensboro, KY 60,107 2,567 4,270.7 4,046.1 224.6
Henderson, KY 28,368 763 2,689.7 2,460.5 229.1
Highland, IN 22,220 412 1,854.2 1,768.7 85.5
Madisonville, KY 18,711 283 1,512.5 1,421.6 90.9
Jasper, IN 15,629 237 1,516.4 1,209.3 307.1
Mount Carmel, IL 6,988 135 1,931.9 1,817.4 114.5
Boonville, IN 6,318 159 2,516.6 2,263.4 253.2
Huntingburg, IN 6,135 117 1,907.1 1,385.5 521.6
Morganfield, KY 3,387 51 1,505.8 1,446.7 59.0
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