Whiting, IN Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30
166
Total Crimes
3,456.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
39.58%
Above National Average
71 out of 96
In Indiana
8,292 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Whiting, IN?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Whiting is 3,456.9 per 100,000 people. That's 39.58% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 47.61% 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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Whiting SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Whiting
/ 100k People
Indiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 166 3,456.9 2,341.9 2,476.7
Murder 1 20.8 5.6 5.0
Robbery 7 145.8 79.2 81.6
Aggravated Assault 4 83.3 249.3 250.2
Violent Crime 13 270.7 370.8 366.7
Burglary 6 124.9 323.7 340.5
Larceny 132 2,748.9 1,443.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 15 312.4 203.8 219.9
Property Crime 153 3,186.2 1,971.0 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Whiting

13
Violent Crimes
270.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-26.17%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 369.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Whiting each year. That compares to a 1 in 269.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Whiting is 270.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -26.17% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -27.00% lower than the Indiana violent crime rate of 370.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Whiting

153
Property Crimes
3,186.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
51.01%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 31.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Whiting each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Whiting is 3,186.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 51.01% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 61.65% higher than the Indiana property crime rate of 1,971.0 per 100,000 people.

Whiting 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 Whiting

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Hammond, IN 75,201 3,107 4,131.6 3,712.7 418.9
Gary, IN 74,687 3,070 4,110.5 3,556.2 554.3
Tinley Park, IL 56,119 734 1,307.9 1,268.7 39.2
East Chicago, IN 27,717 1,295 4,672.2 3,947.0 725.2
Lansing, IL 27,570 1,599 5,799.8 5,422.6 377.2
Oak Forest, IL 27,336 334 1,221.8 1,035.3 186.6
Munster, IN 22,412 351 1,566.1 1,468.0 98.2
South Holland, IL 21,438 651 3,036.7 2,677.5 359.2
Evergreen Park, IL 19,260 904 4,693.7 4,371.8 321.9
Homewood, IL 18,831 841 4,466.0 4,280.2 185.9
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