Reported Annual Crime In Crete

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCrete/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime156n/a (estimate)1,9092,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCrete/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.25.3
Rape0n/a0.038.340.4
Robbery5n/a61.2139.3102.8
Assault11n/a134.6250.5248.5
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)196436386
Burglary27n/a330.4374.9468.9
Theft108n/a1,321.81,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft5n/a61.2155.5236.9
Property crime140n/a (estimate)1,7132,0492,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Crete, IL. The total number of reported crimes in Crete, 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 Crete, IL crime rate is 23% lower than the Illinois average and is 33% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Crete, IL has a violent crime rate that is 55% lower than the Illinois average and 49% lower than the national average. For property crime, Crete, IL is 16% lower than the Illinois average and 30% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Peotone, IL4,122170316486
Beecher, IL4,56867582649
Willowbrook CDP, IL2,048120565686
Orland Hills, IL7,25255634689
St. John, IN15,45624737761
Lake Dalecarlia, IN1,334107684791
Lowell, IN9,347127770897
Crete, IL8,2841961,7131,909

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Crete is 33% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.23 daily crimes that occur in Crete.
  • Crete is safer than 60% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Crete you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Crete has increased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Crete (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Crete, IL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Illinois as well as national figures. In Crete, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.30 times less than the Illinois average and 1.49 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Crete, IL are 2.23 times less than the Illinois average and 1.97 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Crete, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.20 times less than the Illinois average and 1.43 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Crete (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Illinois and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Crete, IL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Crete, IL has been ranked safer than 41% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Crete, IL is safer than 60% 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 Crete, IL. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Crete, IL is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Crete

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Crete is 1 in 511
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Crete is 1 in 59
The chance of being a victim of crime in Crete is 1 in 53
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Crete, IL? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Crete, IL, you have a 1 in 511 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 59. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Crete, IL is 1 in 53.

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

Determining whether Crete, IL is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Crete, IL has increased by 15% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 2% year over year. Total crimes for Crete, IL has increased by 3% in the same time frame.

Crete police department

ItemCreteIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1930,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.63.3
There are a total of 19 Crete police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.7% less than the Illinois average and 30% 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
La Grange, KY8,2831372,0852,223
Folsom, PA8,2822391,3201,560
Fabens, TX8,2826093,8744,483
South San Gabriel, CA8,2814112,3602,771
Aransas Pass, TX8,2876745,4526,126
Crete, IL8,2841961,7131,909
Source: The Crete, 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.