By Ashley Lopez
10: Lafayette:One’s chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is 1 in 24.
9: Anderson:with only about 55,000 residents, car theft is nearly twice the state and national average as is burglary and robbery.
8: Marion: 28,500 residents, having 62% higher crime rate compared to the rest of the state, and 61% higher crime rate than the national average. Larceny and property crime being the worst.
7: Shelbyville: Only about 20,000 residents, but the rate of aggravated assault is 4x above the state average. Violent crime, is about 3x above the state and national average.
6: Gary: Double the state and national average for robberies.
5: Elkhart: Violent crime is almost 3x the state average, with only 52,600 residents.
4: Evansville: With a crime rate of 57 per one thousand residents, Evansville has one of the highest crime rates in America (compared to all communities of all sizes)
3: Indianapolis: The state capital has about 850,000 residents. Over 140 people are killed per year. Plus, the violent crime rate is 3x higher than the National average.
2: South Bend: Crime rates across here are about twice the state average.
1: Michigan City: Violent crime and property crime are both more than twice the state average, making this the #1 most dangerous city in Indiana.