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Crime in Illinois

Illinois State has a higher rate of violent crime and property crime than the national average. Violent crime in Illinois State is 24.8, which is 2.1 points higher than the US average of 22.7. Similarly, property crime in Illinois State is 30.9, which is 4.5 points higher than the US average of 35.4. This means that there is a greater chance of someone falling victim to criminal activity in Illinois than in other states across the country. Furthermore, since these statistics are averages it’s likely that certain areas within Illinois have an even higher rate of criminal activity due to certain socio-economic factors such as poverty or lack of access to education and jobs.

Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

Illinois violent crime is 24.8. (The US average is 22.7)
Illinois property crime is 30.9. (The US average is 35.4)

 Violent Crimes  - Murder  Rape  Robbery  Assault
 Property Crimes  - Burglary  Larceny  Auto Theft

Lexington, IL Crime History

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Year Violent Murder Rape Robbery Assault Property Burglary Larceny Auto

Crime in Nearby Cities

City Violent
per 100k
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Lexington, IL48.948.91,87962018
Hudson, IL0.0330.41,88382019
Normal, IL276.31,701.455,18582019
Bloomington, IL495.51,403.279,45192019
Downs, IL206.2515.5970122018
Colfax, IL98.3688.31,053122019

Crime in Similar Size Cities

City Violent
per 100k
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Chicago, IL943.22,982.62,724,1211072019
Indianapolis, IN1,272.84,129.2759,0661532018
Milwaukee, WI1,332.52,554.8595,6191782019
Louisville, KY686.93,891.5677,7102382019
Louisville, KY1,346.410,044.0257,7392382003
Columbus, OH503.43,308.0772,9743122019

Visualize the relationship between violent and property crime in similar size cities.

Reviews for Illinois    77 Reviews

Miserable - 11/4/2021
Dont move to Illinois, I moved here over 11 years ago, I was shocked to find out how rude and whiny people are that live here, the mid west was suppose to be such a good... Read More

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Just to set the record straight - 9/28/2021
I just want to say being a resident in Illinois for over 50 years, if you are a fairly hard working person of average intelligence, Illinois is probably one of the best... Read More

Taxes and fees are killing me - 7/5/2021
I have lived in illinois my whole life (31years) and the ever increasing taxes and fees are killing me. Rent keeps on going up because of all the tax increases every... Read More

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