Reported Annual Crime In Metropolis

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMetropolis/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime281n/a (estimate)4,4672,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMetropolis/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.25.3
Rape6n/a95.438.340.4
Robbery2n/a31.8139.3102.8
Assault28n/a445.2250.5248.5
Violent crime36n/a (estimate)572436386
Burglary50n/a794.9374.9468.9
Theft185n/a2,941.21,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft10n/a159.0155.5236.9
Property crime245n/a (estimate)3,8952,0492,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Metropolis, IL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Metropolis, 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 Metropolis, IL is 80% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Illinois, and when compared with the national average, is 57% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Metropolis, IL has 31% higher than violent crime rate than Illinois average, while remaining 48% higher than the national average. In property crime, Metropolis, IL is 90% higher than the average of Illinois and is 59% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
La Center, KY1,030100598697
Massac, KY4,22374696770
Ledbetter, KY1,7571061,0001,105
Hendron, KY4,3651261,1941,320
Bandana, KY1061291,2191,348
Reidland, KY4,6011331,2531,386
Farley, KY4,4432011,8942,095
Metropolis, IL6,4665723,8954,467

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Metropolis is 57% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.24 daily crimes that occur in Metropolis.
  • Metropolis is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Metropolis you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Metropolis has decreased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Metropolis (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Metropolis, IL per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national scale. In Metropolis, IL the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.80 times more than the Illinois average and 1.57 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Metropolis, IL is 1.31 times more than the Illinois average and 1.48 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Metropolis, IL has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.90 times more than the Illinois average and 1.59 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Metropolis (higher is better)

How safe is Metropolis, IL compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Metropolis, IL is safer than 7% of the cities in Illinois and 15% 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 Metropolis, IL. Overall, Metropolis, IL is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Metropolis

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Metropolis is 1 in 175
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Metropolis is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in Metropolis is 1 in 23
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Metropolis, 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 Metropolis, IL, then there is a 1 in 175 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 26. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 23 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Metropolis, IL.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Metropolis, IL is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Metropolis, IL has decreased by 7%, while the property crime rate in Metropolis, IL has decreased by 15% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Metropolis, IL has decreased by 14% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Metropolis police department

ItemMetropolisIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2030,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.12.63.3
There are a total of 20 Metropolis police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.2% greater than the Illinois average and 6.6% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Inwood, FL6,4685323,3273,860
Stanwood, WA6,4681023,4413,542
Carbondale, CO6,4642081,1001,308
Prospect Park borough, PA6,4642601,4371,697
Waveland, MS6,4632664,6694,936
Metropolis, IL6,4665723,8954,467
Source: The Metropolis, 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.