With a population of 75 282 people and 34 constituent neighborhoods gary is the seventh largest community in indiana. Uniform crime reports and index of crime in gary in the state of indiana enforced by gary police from 1985 to 2005.
Gary police said hurricane katrina likely skewed murder statistics in new orleans the city with the highest u s.
Gary indiana crime index. The us average is 35 4. The 2013 schererville crime rate fell by 7 compared to 2011. With a crime rate of 41 per one thousand residents gary has one of the highest crime rates in america compared to all communities of all sizes from the smallest towns to the very largest cities.
Number of violent crimes reported by gary police by year and total. Murder rate in 2004. The us average is 22 7 gary property crime is 66 0.
Gary had a 2005 murder rate of 58 per 100 000 people. With regards to property crime you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim. The number of homicides stood at 40 a decrease of 8 compared to 2017.
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. Crime in gary indiana.
Property crimes include burglary theft and motor vehicle theft. It was higher than in 93 1 u s. Outside the city the northwest indiana counties of lake and porter registered 95 homicides last year.
Steel corp and when the industry hit the skids the city s economy foundered and never recovered. The residents of gary claim that most people only think chicago is dangerous. Year population murder man slaughter.
Gary is a larger medium sized city located in the state of indiana. Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 low crime to 100 high crime gary violent crime is 39 6. One s chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 24.
In the last 5 years schererville has seen decline of violent crime and decreasing property crime. But take a 20 minute drive from chicago to gary indiana and you can see what dangerous really looks like. It was higher than in 47 9 u s.
In gary in you have a 1 in 181 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. 79 170 gary was founded as a company town for u s. Violent crimes include murder rape robbery and assault.
Unlike some cities where white collar or blue collar occupations dominate the local economy gary is neither predominantly one nor the other.