50 Safest Cities
Indiana is known for many things. The state where the fictional and spooky events of Stranger Things take place. The high production of agriculture, specifically corn— yum! And the host of the Indianapolis 500, one of the biggest sporting events in the United States. From its capital city of Indianapolis to smaller cities like Gary, there’s a huge variety of places to go in Indiana whether you’re more of a city person or a country person. Want water? Head out to Lake Michigan, with 40 miles of the shoreline in Indiana! Want nature? Indiana has 100 tree species native to the state, with 17% of the land being forest. Want cities? Check out Indianapolis, Bloomingtown, or Fort Wayne.
If you’re in Indiana for whatever reason, make sure to check out:
- Indiana Dunes National Park: Next to the beach, this national park includes hotels, eateries, plus 15 miles of shoreline ideal for swimming, bird-watching, or sun-bathing.
- The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis: If you’ve got kids, they’ll love this interactive museum which boasts a library, science labs, a carousel, plus a planetarium.
- Indianapolis Zoo: Located in White River State Park, this zoo and aquarium has rides, shows, a garden, plus areas to pet and play with animals.
But before you go to Indiana, you should probably check out its safest cities. You’ve come to the right place! The safest city in Indiana, based on FBI crime statistics, is Bluffton, nicknamed “The Parlor City” due to its paved streets. With a population just over 10,000 people, there are hardly any crimes in Bluffton. In fact, for every 1,000 people, there were .7 violent crimes and no property crimes whatsoever! Other top picks for the safest cities in Indiana include New Whiteland, Carmel, and Dyer.
This statistic shows the number of violent crimes per 1,000 people in the past year. Violent crimes include forcible rape, robbery, aggravated assault, murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, as defined by the FBI.
Finally, this number shows how many property crimes were committed in the past year per every 1,000 of the city’s residents. Property crimes include burglary, motor vehicle theft, arson and larceny-theft.
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New Whiteland, IN
St. John, IN
Hartford City, IN
West Lafayette, IN
Crown Point, IN
Cedar Lake, IN
Beech Grove, IN
New Haven, IN
North Vernon, IN
Lake Station, IN
Fort Wayne, IN
Didn’t Find Your City in the Top 50?
No big deal! We ranked all of the cities in your state for safety, so scroll down to see where your city landed. And remember— there’s always next year!
|Safety Rank||City||Population||Median Income||Violent Crime||Property Crime||Law Officer||Safety Score|
|54||East Chicago, IN||28,210||30,205||6.66||34.56||3.12||63.09|
|63||South Bend, IN||101,857||37,441||10.45||50.07||2.37||48.28|
How Did We Determine the Safest Cities?
- Murder rate
- Rape rate
- Robbery Rate
- Assault rate
- Burglary rate
- Theft rate
- Vehicle theft rate
- Arson rates
- Median Income
For each city, we’ll provide the most important information that you need to know, such as the city’s population, violent and property crime rates and trends, median income, average household income, and an overall safety score and ranking. Plus, we’ll show you all the specific numbers for the above rates, in addition to larceny theft rates and the total number of civilians working in law offices.
Find the Safest Cities in the following States
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
- West Virginia