Reported Annual Crime In Harvard

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHarvard/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime112n/a (estimate)1,2202,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHarvard/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape1n/a10.937.538.6
Robbery0n/a0.0115.9101.9
Assault13n/a141.6224.6237.8
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)153384373
Burglary22n/a239.7361.1491.4
Theft73n/a795.31,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft3n/a32.7137.3220.2
Property crime98n/a (estimate)1,0681,9892,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Harvard, 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 Harvard, 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 Harvard, IL averages 49% lower than the rest of Illinois while the rate of crime on a national scale is 57% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Harvard, IL is 60% lower than the average rate of crime in Illinois and 59% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 46% lower than the remainder of the state of Illinois and 57% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Harvard, IL area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Harvard is 57% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.34 daily crimes that occur in Harvard.
  • Harvard is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Harvard you have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Harvard has not changed.

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Daily Crime In Harvard (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Harvard, 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 Harvard, IL are 1.94 times less than the Illinois average and 2.34 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Harvard, IL are 2.52 times less than than Illinois and 2.44 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Harvard, IL are 1.86 times less than than Illinois and 2.33 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Harvard (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Harvard, IL area in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Harvard, IL being safer than 48% of cities in Illinois and 68% 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 Harvard, IL. In conclusion, Harvard, IL now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Harvard

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Harvard is 1 in 656
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Harvard is 1 in 94
The chance of being a victim of crime in Harvard is 1 in 82
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Harvard, 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 Harvard, IL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 656. 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 94 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 Harvard, IL is 1 in 82.

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

Determining whether Harvard, IL is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Harvard, IL has increased by 42% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 4% year over year. Total crimes for Harvard, IL has not changed in the same time frame.

Harvard police department

ItemHarvardIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2030,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.63.3
There are a total of 20 Harvard police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.1% less than the Illinois average and 35.3% 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
Lakewood, IL4,41126105132
Walworth, WI2,82535247282
Sharon, WI1,60763251314
Fontana-on-Geneva Lake, WI1,41143277320
Bull Valley, IL1,20254279333
Harvard, IL9,8291531,0681,220

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Russellville, AL9,8364194,0744,492
Sunbury, PA9,8174072,3452,752
Marysville, MI9,8421131,1991,312
Kendallville, IN9,8474232,1682,591
Scottdale, GA9,8473532,8233,176
Harvard, IL9,8291531,0681,220
Source: The Harvard, 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.