Reported Annual Crime In Edwardsville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEdwardsville/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime327n/a (estimate)1,3152,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEdwardsville/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape3n/a12.137.538.6
Robbery5n/a20.1115.9101.9
Assault22n/a88.4224.6237.8
Violent crime30n/a (estimate)121384373
Burglary27n/a108.5361.1491.4
Theft263n/a1,057.21,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft7n/a28.1137.3220.2
Property crime297n/a (estimate)1,1941,9892,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Edwardsville, IL is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 45% lower than the average of crimes committed in Illinois. It is also 54% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Edwardsville, IL shows a crime rate that is 69% lower than the Illinois average. The crime rate is also 68% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Edwardsville, IL is shown to be 40% lower than the Illinois average and 52% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Edwardsville is 54% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.6 daily crimes that occur in Edwardsville.
  • Edwardsville is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Edwardsville you have a 1 in 77 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Edwardsville has decreased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Edwardsville (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Edwardsville, IL on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Illinois. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Edwardsville, IL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois state wide, are 1.80 times less than the state average and 2.18 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Edwardsville, IL on a daily bases are 3.18 times less than than Illinois average and 3.09 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Edwardsville, IL are 1.67 times less than the daily state average and 2.08 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Edwardsville (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Edwardsville, IL compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Edwardsville, IL safer than 53% when compared to other Illinois cities, and 72% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Illinois, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Edwardsville, IL. At this time, Edwardsville, IL sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Edwardsville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Edwardsville is 1 in 830
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Edwardsville is 1 in 84
The chance of being a victim of crime in Edwardsville is 1 in 77
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Edwardsville, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Edwardsville, IL you have a 1 in 830 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 77 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Edwardsville, IL.

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

The year over year crime rate for Edwardsville, IL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Edwardsville, 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 increased by 57% in Edwardsville, IL, while property crimes in Edwardsville, IL have decreased by 11%. Crimes in total for Edwardsville, IL have decreased by 7% year over year.

Edwardsville police department

ItemEdwardsvilleIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5530,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.63.3
There are a total of 55 Edwardsville police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.3% less than the Illinois average and 30.5% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fairmont City, IL2,650200639838
Holiday Shores, IL2,918137711848
Troy, IL9,931150699848
St. Jacob, IL1,287173690863
Trenton, IL2,7161638461,010
Edwardsville, IL24,4641211,1941,315

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Waverly, MI24,4703621,6432,005
Starkville, MS24,4571713,4103,581
Seal Beach, CA24,477972,3952,492
San Benito, TX24,4474763,8484,325
Ramsey, MN24,441541,3951,449
Edwardsville, IL24,4641211,1941,315
Source: The Edwardsville, 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.