The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in East St. Louis, IL. These figures on reported criminal activity in East St. Louis, IL, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in East St. Louis, IL is 168% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Illinois, and when compared with the national average, is 122% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, East St. Louis, IL has 770% higher than violent crime rate than Illinois average, while remaining 796% higher than the national average. In property crime, East St. Louis, IL is 52% higher than the average of Illinois and is 21% higher than the national average.