Reported Annual Crime In Athens

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAthens/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,082 (estimate)2,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAthens/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.84.9
Rapen/an/an/a37.538.6
Robberyn/an/an/a115.9101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a224.6237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)175 (estimate)384373
Burglaryn/an/an/a361.1491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a137.3220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)907 (estimate)1,9892,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Athens is 62% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.96 daily crimes that occur in Athens.
  • Athens is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Athens you have a 1 in 93 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Athens has increased by 51%.

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Daily Crime In Athens (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Athens

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Athens is 1 in 572
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Athens is 1 in 111
The chance of being a victim of crime in Athens is 1 in 93

Year Over Year Crime In Athens (per 100,000 people)

Athens police department

ItemAthensIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)330,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.63.3
There are a total of 3 Athens police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 43% less than the Illinois average and 53.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Leland Grove, IL1,52154279333
Sherman, IL4,01665478543
Pleasant Plains, IL8920622622
Rochester, IL3,725158607766
Williamsville, IL1,668137710847
Athens, IL1,9961759071,082

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Leon, IA1,9961061,2661,372
West Hamburg, PA1,996145833977
Adams Center, NY1,9961938131,006
Bolindale, OH1,9971261,1131,238
Clinton, WI1,997471,0801,127
Athens, IL1,9961759071,082
Source: The Athens, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.