Reported Annual Crime In Eureka

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEureka/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime51n/a (estimate)9472,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEureka/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape1n/a18.637.538.6
Robbery0n/a0.0115.9101.9
Assault15n/a278.4224.6237.8
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)297384373
Burglary4n/a74.3361.1491.4
Theft30n/a556.91,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft1n/a18.6137.3220.2
Property crime35n/a (estimate)6501,9892,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Eureka, IL for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Eureka, IL is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Eureka, IL crime rates are 60% lower than in comparison to the Illinois mean and are 67% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Eureka, IL has a rate that is 23% lower than the Illinois average; compared to the United States, it is 20% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Eureka, IL is 67% lower than its state's mean, and 74% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Eureka is 67% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.59 daily crimes that occur in Eureka.
  • Eureka is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Eureka you have a 1 in 106 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Eureka has decreased by 27%.

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Daily Crime In Eureka (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Eureka, IL per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national level. In Eureka, IL the total number of daily crimes is 2.51 times less than the Illinois average and 3.02 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Eureka, IL is 1.29 times less than the Illinois average and 1.25 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Eureka, IL has a daily crime rate that is 3.06 times less than the Illinois average and 3.83 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Eureka (higher is better)

How safe is Eureka, IL compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Eureka, IL is safer than 32% of the cities in Illinois and 51% 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 Eureka, IL. Overall, Eureka, IL is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Eureka

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Eureka is 1 in 337
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Eureka is 1 in 154
The chance of being a victim of crime in Eureka is 1 in 106
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Eureka, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Eureka, IL you have a 1 in 337 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 154 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 106 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Eureka, IL.

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

A good indicator of whether Eureka, IL is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Eureka, IL has increased by 61%, while the property crime rate in Eureka, IL has decreased by 42% year over year. The number of total crimes in Eureka, IL has decreased by 27% year over year.

Eureka police department

ItemEurekaIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)630,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.12.63.3
There are a total of 6 Eureka police officers. This results in 1.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 57.4% less than the Illinois average and 65.5% 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
Heritage Lake, IL1,292124644769
Morton, IL16,49348755803
Germantown Hills, IL3,439134694828
Danvers, IL1,117151784936
Washington, IL15,52544896940
Eureka, IL5,638297650947

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Carterville, IL5,6351719591,131
Marksville, LA5,6351,6865,9117,597
Eureka, IL5,638297650947
Source: The Eureka, 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.