Reported Annual Crime In Cortland

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCortland/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime53n/a (estimate)1,2242,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCortland/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.25.3
Rape0n/a0.038.340.4
Robbery0n/a0.0139.3102.8
Assault2n/a46.2250.5248.5
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)46436386
Burglary2n/a46.2374.9468.9
Theft49n/a1,131.41,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0155.5236.9
Property crime51n/a (estimate)1,1782,0492,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Cortland, IL. The total number of reported crimes in Cortland, 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 Cortland, IL crime rate is 51% lower than the Illinois average and is 57% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Cortland, IL has a violent crime rate that is 89% lower than the Illinois average and 88% lower than the national average. For property crime, Cortland, IL is 43% lower than the Illinois average and 52% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Malta, IL1,041000
Maple Park, IL1,2730230230
Kingston, IL1,1700260260
Campton Hills, IL11,50035307342
Prestbury, IL1,78061288349
Pingree Grove, IL5,98370279349
Elburn, IL5,59452519571
Cortland, IL4,135461,1781,224

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Cortland is 57% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.35 daily crimes that occur in Cortland.
  • Cortland is safer than 81% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Cortland you have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Cortland has decreased by 17%.

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Daily Crime In Cortland (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Cortland, IL per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national level. In Cortland, IL the total number of daily crimes is 2.03 times less than the Illinois average and 2.32 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Cortland, IL is 9.45 times less than the Illinois average and 8.37 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Cortland, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.74 times less than the Illinois average and 2.08 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Cortland (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Illinois and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Cortland, IL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Cortland, IL has been ranked safer than 71% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Cortland, IL is safer than 81% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Illinois and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Cortland, IL. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Cortland, IL is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cortland

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cortland is 1 in 2166
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cortland is 1 in 85
The chance of being a victim of crime in Cortland is 1 in 82
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Cortland, IL? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Cortland, IL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 2166. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 85 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Cortland, IL is 1 in 82.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Cortland, IL is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Cortland, IL has decreased by 71% and the rate of property crime in Cortland, IL has decreased by 10%. The total crime rate in Cortland, IL has decreased by 17% year to year.

Cortland police department

ItemCortlandIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)330,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.72.63.3
There are a total of 3 Cortland police officers. This results in 0.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 73.4% less than the Illinois average and 78.3% 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
Wolfforth, TX4,13501,1671,167
Wayland, MI4,1342392,2942,533
Eldorado, IL4,1341483,6303,778
Grant, MN4,13463554617
Butler, MO4,1382953,2463,541
Cortland, IL4,135461,1781,224
Source: The Cortland, 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.