Reported Annual Crime In Columbia

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbia/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime80n/a (estimate)7782,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbia/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.25.3
Rape0n/a0.038.340.4
Robbery0n/a0.0139.3102.8
Assault1n/a9.7250.5248.5
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)10436386
Burglary22n/a213.8374.9468.9
Theft52n/a505.41,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft5n/a48.6155.5236.9
Property crime79n/a (estimate)7682,0492,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Columbia, IL. All reported Columbia, IL crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Columbia, IL overall crime rate is 69% lower than in comparison to the Illinois average; and is also 73% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Columbia, IL, the rate is 98% lower than compared to the Illinois average, and 97% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Columbia, IL comes in at 63% lower than to the average seen in Illinois, and 69% lower than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Kimmswick, MO159000
Waterloo, IL10,10229331360
Smithton, IL3,7060430430
Millstadt, IL3,95526516542
Valmeyer, IL1,40779635714
Fairmont City, IL2,65040726767
Oakland, MO1,377145651796
Columbia, IL9,88910768778

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Columbia is 73% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.13 daily crimes that occur in Columbia.
  • Columbia is safer than 91% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Columbia you have a 1 in 129 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Columbia has decreased by 23%.

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Daily Crime In Columbia (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Columbia, IL per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national scale. In Columbia, IL the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 3.20 times less than the Illinois average and 3.65 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Columbia, IL is 44.89 times less than the Illinois average and 39.74 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Columbia, IL has a constant daily crime rate that is 2.67 times less than the Illinois average and 3.19 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Columbia (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Columbia, IL compared to every other city in Illinois as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Columbia, IL ranks safer than 87% of every city located within Illinois along with 91% 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 Columbia, IL. As a result, Columbia, IL is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Columbia

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Columbia is 1 in 10289
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Columbia is 1 in 131
The chance of being a victim of crime in Columbia is 1 in 129
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Columbia, IL? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Columbia, IL your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 10289. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 131 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Columbia, IL is 1 in 129.

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

The year over year crime rate for Columbia, IL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Columbia, IL has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 66% in Columbia, IL, while property crimes in Columbia, IL have decreased by 21%. Crimes in total for Columbia, IL have decreased by 23% year over year.

Columbia police department

ItemColumbiaIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2130,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.63.3
There are a total of 21 Columbia police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.2% less than the Illinois average and 34.5% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fort Salonga, NY9,895132542674
Vernal, UT9,8822142,9863,200
Bloomingdale, TN9,8827403,3394,079
Milford, DE9,8829625,2736,236
Friendly, MD9,8813971,9232,320
Columbia, IL9,88910768778
Source: The Columbia, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.