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Madison County, Indiana Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Madison County, Indiana. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Madison County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Madison County, Indiana, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 22,920 total crimes reported in Madison County, Indiana (1,165 of them violent). Of the 2,865 crimes that occur a year in Madison County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Madison County, Indiana every 3 hours. This includes 23 murders, 171 rapes, and more than seventeen thousand thefts (including 1,314 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Madison County, Indiana (2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2000, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Madison County, Indiana for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Madison County increased by 82 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 93 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 8 years in Madison County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly six thousand for Madison County, Indiana in 2009.

Crime Trends in Madison County, Indiana (2001-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Madison County, Indiana (2001-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Madison County, Indiana law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Madison County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.