Reported Annual Crime In Freeport

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFreeport/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime716n/a (estimate)2,9032,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFreeport/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a4.15.84.9
Rape17n/a68.937.538.6
Robbery14n/a56.8115.9101.9
Assault35n/a141.9224.6237.8
Violent crime67n/a (estimate)272384373
Burglary127n/a514.9361.1491.4
Theft511n/a2,071.91,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft11n/a44.6137.3220.2
Property crime649n/a (estimate)2,6311,9892,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Freeport, IL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Freeport, 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 Freeport, IL is 22% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Illinois, and when compared with the national average, is 2% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Freeport, IL has 29% lower than violent crime rate than Illinois average, while remaining 27% lower than the national average. In property crime, Freeport, IL is 32% higher than the average of Illinois and is 6% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Freeport is 2% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.95 daily crimes that occur in Freeport.
  • Freeport is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Freeport you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Freeport has increased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Freeport (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Freeport, IL per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national level. In Freeport, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.22 times more than the Illinois average and 1.02 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Freeport, IL is 1.41 times less than the Illinois average and 1.37 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Freeport, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.32 times more than the Illinois average and 1.06 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Freeport (higher is better)

How safe is Freeport, IL compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Freeport, IL is safer than 22% of the cities in Illinois and 38% 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 Freeport, IL. Overall, Freeport, IL is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Freeport

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Freeport is 1 in 369
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Freeport is 1 in 39
The chance of being a victim of crime in Freeport is 1 in 35
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Freeport, IL? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Freeport, IL, then there is a 1 in 369 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 39. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 35 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Freeport, IL.

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

A good indicator of whether Freeport, 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 Freeport, IL has increased by 41%, while the property crime rate in Freeport, IL has increased by 3% year over year. The number of total crimes in Freeport, IL has increased by 5% year over year.

Freeport police department

ItemFreeportIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7330,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

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
Davis, IL838000
Lake Summerset, IL1,755140725865
Forreston, IL1,657217725942
Pecatonica, IL2,265236754989
Orangeville, IL1,0141879671,154
Freeport, IL25,2252722,6312,903

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Harvey, IL25,2251,1793,8485,027
Bloomington, CA25,2287074,3455,052
Ossining, NY25,2323621,5281,891
Westmont, IL25,236921,3021,394
Huntley, IL25,20023841864
Freeport, IL25,2252722,6312,903
Source: The Freeport, 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.