Reported Annual Crime In Columbus

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbus/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,695 (estimate)2,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbus/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)598 (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)3,097 (estimate)1,9892,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Columbus is 29% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.12 daily crimes that occur in Columbus.
  • Columbus is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Columbus you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Columbus has increased by 18%.

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Daily Crime In Columbus (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Columbus

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Columbus is 1 in 168
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Columbus is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in Columbus is 1 in 28

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

Columbus police department

ItemColumbusIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a30,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

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
Camp Point, IL1,3431869631,149
Payson, IL1,3221889711,159
Ursa, IL5964972,5753,072
Quincy, IL40,7825022,7043,206
Mendon, IL8515382,7893,327
Columbus, IL1195983,0973,695

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Centralia, IA1192521,8012,053
Bowdon, ND1193483,0823,430
Portal, ND1193252,8733,198
Exeter, IL1195632,9143,477
Pointe a la Hache, LA1196423,9864,628
Columbus, IL1195983,0973,695
Source: The Columbus, 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.