Compared to the other cities in Illinois and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Normal, IL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Normal, IL has been ranked safer than 30% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Normal, IL is safer than 48% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Illinois and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Normal, IL. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Normal, IL is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.