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Crime Report for South Bend,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for South Bend, is 3.7 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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South Bend Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


South Bend, has a violent crime rate of 55 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 420 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

South Bend 55
WA 420
National 676

South Bend, is in the 16% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 19% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 16% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than South Bend, or said another way, 84% of cities in have crime rates higher than South Bend.


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Crime South Bend WA Nation
Violent Crime Total 55.3 419.6 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 3.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 0.0 44.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 0.0 141.1 197.4
Aggravated Assault 55.3 230.2 315
Property Crime Total 2767.0 4771.5 3726.9
Burglary 498.1 899.8 812.3
Larceny Theft 2047.6 3312.4 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 221.4 559.3 382.3
Arson 55.3 27.7 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


South Bend, has a property crime rate of 2767.0 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 4771.5 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

South Bend 2767.0
WA 4771.5
National 3727



South Bend Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 36
National Percentile Rank - 58