Reported Annual Crime In Fairview Heights

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFairview Heights/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime911n/a (estimate)5,4312,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFairview Heights/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a6.08.25.3
Rape6n/a35.838.340.4
Robbery4n/a23.8139.3102.8
Assault30n/a178.9250.5248.5
Violent crime41n/a (estimate)244436386
Burglary67n/a399.5374.9468.9
Theft779n/a4,644.41,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft24n/a143.1155.5236.9
Property crime870n/a (estimate)5,1872,0492,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Fairview Heights, IL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Fairview Heights, IL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Fairview Heights, IL averages 119% higher than the rest of Illinois while the rate of crime on a national scale is 91% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Fairview Heights, IL is 44% lower than the average rate of crime in Illinois and 37% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 153% higher than the remainder of the state of Illinois and 112% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Fairview Heights, IL area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Marine, IL1,1990108108
Smithton, IL3,7060430430
Millstadt, IL3,95526516542
Mascoutah, IL7,67562521583
Maryville, IL7,72788589677
Fairmont City, IL2,65040726767
Columbia, IL9,88910768778
Fairview Heights, IL17,2502445,1875,431

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fairview Heights is 91% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.88 daily crimes that occur in Fairview Heights.
  • Fairview Heights is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fairview Heights you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fairview Heights has increased by 19%.

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Daily Crime In Fairview Heights (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Fairview Heights, IL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Illinois and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Fairview Heights, IL are 2.19 times more than the Illinois average and 1.91 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Fairview Heights, IL are 1.78 times less than than Illinois and 1.58 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Fairview Heights, IL are 2.53 times more than than Illinois and 2.12 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Fairview Heights (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Fairview Heights, IL area in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Fairview Heights, IL being safer than 9% of cities in Illinois and 19% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Illinois cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Fairview Heights, IL. In conclusion, Fairview Heights, IL now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fairview Heights

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fairview Heights is 1 in 410
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fairview Heights is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fairview Heights is 1 in 19
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Fairview Heights, IL? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Fairview Heights, IL your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 410. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 20 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 Fairview Heights, IL is 1 in 19.

Year Over Year Crime In Fairview Heights (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Fairview Heights, IL is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Fairview Heights, IL has decreased by 7% and the rate of property crime in Fairview Heights, IL has increased by 21%. The total crime rate in Fairview Heights, IL has increased by 19% year to year.

Fairview Heights police department

ItemFairview HeightsIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5130,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.02.63.3
There are a total of 51 Fairview Heights police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.7% greater than the Illinois average and 8.7% 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.

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
North Valley Stream, NY17,2473251,3361,661
Cocoa, FL17,2612,0706,7888,858
Shafter, CA17,2612263,0473,273
North Babylon, NY17,2623371,3871,724
Buckhall, VA17,2651311,1201,252
Fairview Heights, IL17,2502445,1875,431
Source: The Fairview Heights, 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.