Rensselaer, IN Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
210
Total Crimes
3,581.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
39.43%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Rensselaer, IN?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Rensselaer is 3,581.2 per 100,000 people. That's 39.43% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 39.80% higher than the Indiana total crime rate of 2,561.6 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.

Rensselaer SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Rensselaer
/ 100k People
Indiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 210 3,581.2 2,561.6 2,568.4
Murder 1 17.1 6.5 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 88.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 18 307.0 251.6 246.8
Violent Crime 25 426.3 382.3 368.9
Burglary 31 528.6 377.6 376.0
Larceny 153 2,609.1 1,572.7 1,594.6
Car Theft 1 17.1 229.1 228.9
Property Crime 185 3,154.8 2,179.3 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Rensselaer

25
Violent Crimes
426.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
15.57%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 234.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Rensselaer each year. That compares to a 1 in 261.6 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Rensselaer is 426.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 15.57% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 11.53% higher than the Indiana violent crime rate of 382.3 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Rensselaer

185
Property Crimes
3,154.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
43.43%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 31.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Rensselaer each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Rensselaer is 3,154.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 43.43% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 44.76% higher than the Indiana property crime rate of 2,179.3 per 100,000 people.

Rensselaer 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 Rensselaer

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Lansing, IL 27,904 1,613 5,780.5 5,465.2 315.4
Homewood, IL 19,056 832 4,366.1 4,124.7 241.4
Bourbonnais, IL 18,388 187 1,017.0 837.5 179.5
Richton Park, IL 13,485 386 2,862.4 2,454.6 407.9
Flossmoor, IL 9,315 255 2,737.5 2,619.4 118.1
Manteno, IL 8,996 168 1,867.5 1,767.5 100.0
Glenwood, IL 8,864 66 744.6 620.5 124.1
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