Reported Annual Crime In Effingham

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEffingham/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime481n/a (estimate)3,8042,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEffingham/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape6n/a47.537.538.6
Robbery3n/a23.7115.9101.9
Assault30n/a237.3224.6237.8
Violent crime39n/a (estimate)308384373
Burglary64n/a506.2361.1491.4
Theft365n/a2,887.01,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft13n/a102.8137.3220.2
Property crime442n/a (estimate)3,4961,9892,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Effingham, IL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Effingham, 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 Effingham, IL is 60% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Illinois, and when compared with the national average, is 33% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Effingham, IL has 20% lower than violent crime rate than Illinois average, while remaining 17% lower than the national average. In property crime, Effingham, IL is 76% higher than the average of Illinois and is 41% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Effingham is 33% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.42 daily crimes that occur in Effingham.
  • Effingham is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Effingham you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Effingham has increased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Effingham (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Effingham, IL for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Illinois as well as those across America as a whole. The Effingham, IL total amount of daily offenses is 1.60 times more than the Illinois average and 1.33 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Effingham, IL is 1.24 times less than the Illinois average, and it is 1.21 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Effingham, IL has a daily crime figure that is 1.76 times more than the Illinois average and 1.41 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Effingham (higher is better)

How safe is Effingham, IL compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Effingham, IL is safer than 14% of the cities in Illinois and 29% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Illinois and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Effingham, IL. Overall, Effingham, IL is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Effingham

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Effingham is 1 in 325
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Effingham is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Effingham is 1 in 27
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Effingham, IL? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Effingham, IL your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 325. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 29 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Effingham, IL is 1 in 27.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Effingham, IL is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Effingham, IL has decreased by 25%, while the property crime rate in Effingham, IL has increased by 8% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Effingham, IL has increased by 4% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Effingham police department

ItemEffinghamIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3430,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.82.63.3
There are a total of 34 Effingham police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4% greater than the Illinois average and 15.7% 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
Teutopolis, IL1,863139720859
Neoga, IL1,5981909861,177
Altamont, IL2,257431,9992,043
Dieterich, IL6465212,6993,220
Stewardson, IL7385372,7833,320
Effingham, IL12,4283083,4963,804

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Loveland, OH12,4251991,7671,966
Wilmington, OH12,4241944,4134,607
Channahon, IL12,42232388420
Heber, UT12,4341201,3811,501
Fort Atkinson, WI12,436801,8571,937
Effingham, IL12,4283083,4963,804
Source: The Effingham, 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.