At Protect America, we’ve put together a list of the 10 cities in Indiana with the lowest burglary rates.

We call these cities “Burglary Safe Zones.” We’ve also made a list of the 10 cities in Indiana with the highest burglary rates. We call these cities “Burglary Hot Spots.”

Our lists are based on data from the recent FBI Uniform Crime Report. We only counted cities that submitted burglary data.


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2016 Indiana Burglary Safe Zones

  1. Zionsville
    • Population 26,306, Burglaries 5
    • Town trivia: Zionsville was once the home of Chuck Pagano, the head coach of the Indianapolis Colts.
  2. Ligonier
    • Population 4,392, Burglaries 1
    • Town trivia: Ligonier is known as the “City of Murals.”
  3. Lowell
    • Population 9,429, Burglaries 3
    • Town trivia: Lowell is named after Lowell, Massachusetts.
  4. St. John
    • Population 16,430, Burglaries 8
    • Town trivia: St. John was founded in 1837.
  5. North Liberty
    • Population 1,913, Burglaries 1
    • Town trivia: North Liberty is in St. Joseph County, Indiana.
  6. Fishers
    • Population 88,724, Burglaries 58
    • Town trivia: Fishers is home to over a dozen parks and nature preserves.
  7. New Whiteland
    • Population 5,890, Burglaries 4
    • Town trivia: New Whiteland is in Johnson County, Indiana.
  8. Carmel
    • Population 88,511, Burglaries 66
    • Town trivia: Carmel has over 94 roundabouts.
  9. Westfield
    • Population 36,681, Burglaries 30
    • Town trivia: Westfield was founded in 1834 by Quakers.
  10. Porter
    • Population 4,886, Burglaries 4
    • Town trivia: Porter is close to Indiana Dunes State Park.

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2016 Indiana Burglary Hot Spots

  1. South Bend
    • Population 101,240, Burglaries 1,430
    • Town trivia: The Studebaker car factory was founded in South Bend.
  2. Indianapolis
    • Population 863,675, Burglaries 11,085
    • Town trivia: Actor Vivica A. Fox is from Indianapolis.
  3. Gary
    • Population 77,336, Burglaries 990
    • Town trivia: Gary is the birthplace of The Jackson 5.
  4. Vincennes
    • Population 17,944, Burglaries 208
    • Town trivia: Vincennes has changed time zones 3 times since 1918.
  5. Rushville
    • Population 6,116, Burglaries 69
    • Town trivia: Rushville is named after Dr. Benjamin Rush, a signatory of the Declaration of Independence.
  6. Elkhart
    • Population 51,566, Burglaries 502
    • Town trivia: Elkhart is not the county seat of Elkhart County.
  7. Lafayette
    • Population 71,100, Burglaries 679
    • Town trivia: Lafayette was once the home to Axl Rose, lead singer of Guns N’ Roses.
  8. Clinton
    • Population 4,797, Burglaries 42
    • Town trivia: Clinton was established in 1829.
  9. Aurora
    • Population 3,693, Burglaries 32
    • Town trivia: Aurora is named after the Roman goddess of dawn.
  10. Terre Haute
    • Population 60,997, Burglaries 526
    • Town trivia: Terre Haute’s motto is “A Level Above.”

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