Peru, IN Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
421
Total Crimes
3,836.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
54.91%
Above National Average
80 out of 96
In Indiana
8,627 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Peru, IN?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Peru is 3,836.7 per 100,000 people. That's 54.91% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 63.83% 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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Peru SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
7
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
4
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Peru
/ 100k People
Indiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 421 3,836.7 2,341.9 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 5.6 5.0
Robbery 1 9.1 79.2 81.6
Aggravated Assault 47 428.3 249.3 250.2
Violent Crime 51 464.8 370.8 366.7
Burglary 46 419.2 323.7 340.5
Larceny 309 2,816.0 1,443.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 15 136.7 203.8 219.9
Property Crime 370 3,371.9 1,971.0 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Peru

51
Violent Crimes
464.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
26.75%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 215.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Peru each year. That compares to a 1 in 269.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Peru is 464.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 26.75% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 25.33% higher than the Indiana violent crime rate of 370.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Peru

370
Property Crimes
3,371.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
59.81%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 29.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Peru each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Peru is 3,371.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 59.81% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 71.07% higher than the Indiana property crime rate of 1,971.0 per 100,000 people.

Peru 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 Peru

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Lafayette, IN 72,585 2,740 3,774.9 3,289.9 484.9
Noblesville, IN 64,567 650 1,006.7 957.1 49.6
West Lafayette, IN 49,154 389 791.4 726.3 65.1
Frankfort, IN 15,744 478 3,036.1 2,978.9 57.2
Nappanee, IN 6,864 101 1,471.4 1,413.2 58.3
Tipton, IN 5,074 43 847.5 670.1 177.4
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