Reported Annual Crime In Bloomington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBloomington/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,765n/a (estimate)2,2282,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBloomington/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape61n/a77.037.538.6
Robbery42n/a53.0115.9101.9
Assault202n/a254.9224.6237.8
Violent crime305n/a (estimate)385384373
Burglary264n/a333.2361.1491.4
Theft1,121n/a1,414.81,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft75n/a94.7137.3220.2
Property crime1,460n/a (estimate)1,8431,9892,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Bloomington, IL. The total number of reported crimes in Bloomington, IL is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Bloomington, IL crime rate is 6% lower than the Illinois average and is 22% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Bloomington, IL has a violent crime rate that is equal to the Illinois average and 3% higher than the national average. For property crime, Bloomington, IL is 7% lower than the Illinois average and 26% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bloomington is 22% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.1 daily crimes that occur in Bloomington.
  • Bloomington is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bloomington you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bloomington has decreased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In Bloomington (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Bloomington, IL for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Illinois as well as those across America as a whole. The Bloomington, IL total amount of daily offenses is 1.06 times less than the Illinois average and 1.28 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Bloomington, IL is 1.00 times more than the Illinois average, and it is 1.03 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Bloomington, IL has a daily crime figure that is 1.08 times less than the Illinois average and 1.35 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Bloomington (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Bloomington, IL compared to every other city in Illinois as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Bloomington, IL ranks safer than 18% of every city located within Illinois along with 34% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Illinois and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Bloomington, IL. As a result, Bloomington, IL is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bloomington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bloomington is 1 in 260
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bloomington is 1 in 55
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bloomington is 1 in 45
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Bloomington, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Bloomington, IL you have a 1 in 260 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bloomington, IL.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Bloomington, IL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Bloomington, IL has decreased by 7%, the amount of property crime in Bloomington, IL has decreased by 12%, and the total amount of crime in Bloomington, IL has decreased by 11% year to year.

Bloomington police department

ItemBloomingtonIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)15730,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.63.3
There are a total of 157 Bloomington police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.1% less than the Illinois average and 37.7% 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
Twin Grove, IL1,80377398475
Hudson, IL1,91854644698
Heyworth, IL3,028103650753
Downs, IL1,017140726866
Danvers, IL1,117151784936
Bloomington, IL77,8833851,8432,228

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Avondale, AZ77,9123463,8444,191
Palm Coast, FL77,7795693,4624,031
Tustin, CA77,7651592,0932,251
Lynchburg, VA77,6263392,1452,484
Brooklyn Park, MN77,5793732,9313,303
Bloomington, IL77,8833851,8432,228
Source: The Bloomington, 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.