One s chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 24. Statewide property crime rates 21 8 are slightly lower than the national average of 22 0 incidents per 1 000.
Chicago mayor lori lightfoot wants to treat violent crime as a public health epidemic and blames other states gun laws for her cities gang violence.
Gary indiana crime rate vs chicago. Property crime rates are also high with more than 5 000 taking places per year per 100 000 people. United states violent crime. Chicago which last year saw 852 killings had a murder rate of 30 6 per 100 000 people.
Within indiana more than 96 of the communities have a lower crime rate than gary. Much like indianapolis one in every 15 residents is likely to become the victim of a crime. The 2018 gary crime rate fell by 8 compared to 2017.
With regards to property crimes gary has a daily crime rate that is 1 80 times more than the indiana average and 1 69 times more than the overall daily national average. The residents of gary claim that most people only think chicago is dangerous. In the last 5.
Robberies are exceptionally high with 338 taking place per year per 100 000 people. The fourth largest city in indiana the crime rates across the board here are about twice the state average. Importantly when you compare gary to other communities of similar population then gary crime rate violent and property crimes combined is quite a bit higher than average.
Both state crime rates decreased from 2019 to 2020. But take a 20 minute drive from chicago to gary indiana and you can see what dangerous really looks like. Indiana s violent crime rate 3 8 is barely above the national rate of 3 7.
Within the city only the harrison police district on the west side where 90 people were slain through. United states violent crime. The average number of daily violent crimes in gary is 1 49 times more than the indiana average and 1 46 times more than the daily national average.
It was higher than in 93 1 u s. The number of homicides stood at 40 a decrease of 8 compared to 2017.