A new study finds Indiana has the No. 30 worst property crime rate in the country including burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson.
The state’s current property crime rate is 7% higher than the national average at 19.7 crimes per 1,000 people. Clarksville, Indiana, has the highest rate, while Hagerstown, Indiana, has the lowest.
Nationally, one-in-five households experienced property crime last year and victims lost $13 billion in 2019.
Additional Key Findings in Indiana:
- Residents have a 1.97% chance of being victims in the next year.
- The five worst cities are Clarksville, Edinburgh, Seymour, South Bend, Evansville.
- The five best cities are Hagerstown, Zionsville, Loogootee, Porter, Ligonier.
- The property crime rate decreased by 36% since 2010.