Reported Annual Crime In Galesburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGalesburg/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,021n/a (estimate)3,2382,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGalesburg/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.25.84.9
Rape17n/a53.937.538.6
Robbery17n/a53.9115.9101.9
Assault96n/a304.5224.6237.8
Violent crime131n/a (estimate)415384373
Burglary187n/a593.1361.1491.4
Theft675n/a2,140.91,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft28n/a88.8137.3220.2
Property crime890n/a (estimate)2,8231,9892,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Galesburg, IL for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Galesburg, 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 Galesburg, IL crime rates are 36% higher than in comparison to the Illinois mean and are 13% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Galesburg, IL has a rate that is 8% higher than the Illinois average; compared to the United States, it is 12% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Galesburg, IL is 42% higher than its state's mean, and 14% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Galesburg is 13% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.87 daily crimes that occur in Galesburg.
  • Galesburg is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Galesburg you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Galesburg has decreased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Galesburg (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Galesburg, 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 Galesburg, IL total amount of daily offenses is 1.36 times more than the Illinois average and 1.13 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Galesburg, IL is 1.08 times more than the Illinois average, and it is 1.12 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Galesburg, IL has a daily crime figure that is 1.42 times more than the Illinois average and 1.14 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Galesburg (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Galesburg, IL compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Galesburg, IL safer than 12% when compared to other Illinois cities, and 26% 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 Galesburg, IL. At this time, Galesburg, IL sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Galesburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Galesburg is 1 in 241
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Galesburg is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Galesburg is 1 in 31
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Galesburg, IL? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Galesburg, IL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 241. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 36 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Galesburg, IL is 1 in 31.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Galesburg, IL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Galesburg, IL has increased by 4%, the amount of property crime in Galesburg, IL has decreased by 14%, and the total amount of crime in Galesburg, IL has decreased by 12% year to year.

Galesburg police department

ItemGalesburgIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8230,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.63.3
There are a total of 82 Galesburg police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.8% less than the Illinois average and 22.1% 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
Alexis, IL8620368368
Knoxville, IL2,9542061,0681,274
Abingdon, IL2,7772211,1451,365
Oak Run, IL4342521,3061,558
Monmouth, IL9,5653771,8752,252
Galesburg, IL31,8984152,8233,238

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Walla Walla, WA31,8955484,7785,326
Foster City, CA31,80960907967
Gallatin, TN31,8003081,2681,576
Eldersburg, MD31,7993861,9532,339
Naugatuck, CT31,7901081,7471,854
Galesburg, IL31,8984152,8233,238
Source: The Galesburg, 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.