Reported Annual Crime In Pekin

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePekin/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime801n/a (estimate)2,3502,4462,962
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePekin/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a055
Rape19n/a563237
Robbery7n/a21119102
Assault52n/a153214233
Violent crime78n/a (estimate)229370366
Burglary110n/a323388543
Theft602n/a1,7661,5521,837
Vehicle theft11n/a32136216
Property crime723n/a (estimate)2,1212,0762,596
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Pekin, IL for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Pekin, 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 Pekin, IL crime rates are 4% lower than in comparison to the Illinois mean and are 21% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Pekin, IL has a rate that is 38% lower than the Illinois average; compared to the United States, it is 37% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Pekin, IL is 2% higher than its state's mean, and 18% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pekin is 21% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.44 daily crimes that occur in Pekin.
  • Pekin is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pekin you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pekin has decreased by 20%.

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Daily Crime In Pekin (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Pekin, IL per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national scale. In Pekin, IL the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.04 times less than the Illinois average and 1.26 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Pekin, IL is 1.62 times less than the Illinois average and 1.60 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Pekin, IL has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.02 times more than the Illinois average and 1.22 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Pekin (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Pekin, IL compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Pekin, IL safer than 27% when compared to other Illinois cities, and 45% 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 Pekin, IL. At this time, Pekin, IL sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pekin

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pekin is 1 in 437
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pekin is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in Pekin is 1 in 43
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Pekin, IL? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Pekin, IL, you have a 1 in 437 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 48. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Pekin, IL is 1 in 43.

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

A good indicator of whether Pekin, 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 Pekin, IL has decreased by 35%, while the property crime rate in Pekin, IL has decreased by 18% year over year. The number of total crimes in Pekin, IL has decreased by 20% year over year.

Pekin police department

ItemPekinIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6330,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.63.3
There are a total of 63 Pekin police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.4% less than the Illinois average and 43.6% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Glasford, IL1,018000
Lake Camelot, IL1,91068546615
Germantown Hills, IL3,43978623702
Hopedale, IL1,0180806806
Tremont, IL2,12096766862
Pekin, IL33,9282292,1212,350

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New City, NY33,87477868944
Dana Point, CA33,8612071,3521,559
Pekin, IL33,9282292,1212,350
Source: The Pekin, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2014. 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.