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Report: 6 central Indiana cities ranked among 20 safest in Indiana, 2019

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Posted at 5:49 PM, Mar 12, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS — SafeWise released their safest Indiana cities report for 2019 on Tuesday, and six central Indiana cities were on that list.

Carmel, the biggest city on the list, claimed the number two safest city in Indiana. With a population of more than 93,000 residents, the town only reported 695 property crimes and 17 violent crimes.

Fishers came in as the fifth safest city. With a population of 92,367, the city's violent crime rate per 1,000 was 0.47.

Westfield was right behind Fishers, ranking as the sixth safest city. A population about a third of Carmel and Fishers, has a violent crime rate of 0.57 per 1,000.

Frankfort claims the eighth spot, up three positions from the report last year. With a population of 15,873, the city's violent crime rate per 1,000 is 0.95.

West Lafayette moved up four spots from last year, claiming the tenth position. A population of 46,541 and a violent crime rate per 1,000 at 1.05.

And finally, Plainfield is new to the list claiming the 19th position. The city has a population of 32,067 and a violent crime rate of 2.65 per 1,000.

To see the full SafeWise report, click here.

To see the 2019 National Council for Home Safety and Security report of Indiana cities that made the most dangerous list, click here.