Pekin, IL Crime Rates & Statistics

Reported Annual Crime In Pekin

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePekin/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,002n/a (estimate)2,9402,6553,099
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePekin/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a1265
Rape7n/a213325
Robbery9n/a26138109
Assault100n/a293204229
Violent crime120n/a (estimate)352380368
Burglary167n/a490452610
Theft708n/a2,0771,6601,899
Vehicle theft7n/a21163221
Property crime882n/a (estimate)2,5882,2742,731

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 10% higher than in comparison to the Illinois mean and are 5% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Pekin, IL has a rate that is 7% lower than the Illinois average; compared to the United States, it is 4% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Pekin, IL is 13% higher than its state's mean, and 5% lower than the country's average.

The overall crime rate in Pekin is 5% lower than than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 8.05 daily crimes that occur in Pekin.
Pekin is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States.
In Pekin you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Pekin has decreased by 7%.

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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 1.11 times more than than the Illinois average and 1.05 times less than than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Pekin, IL is 1.08 times less than than the Illinois average and 1.04 times less than than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Pekin, IL has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.14 times more than than the Illinois average and 1.06 times less than than the overall daily national average.

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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 16% when compared to other Illinois cities, and 31% 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 285
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pekin is 1 in 39
The chance of being a victim of crime in Pekin is 1 in 35

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 285 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 39. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Pekin, IL is 1 in 35.

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 31%, while the property crime rate in Pekin, IL has decreased by 3% year over year. The number of total crimes in Pekin, IL has decreased by 7% year over year.

Nearby cities with low crime rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Norwood, IL407000
Glasford, IL1,01629598393
Lake Camelot, IL1,63173666740
Germantown Hills, IL3,40687788875
Hopedale, IL1,061115806921
Pekin, IL33,7003522,5882,940

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Houma, LA33,7196054,6685,273
Oviedo, FL33,7261591,3351,493
Bothell, WA33,664512,4172,468
Jackson, MI33,6611,1095,1896,298
Manitowoc, WI33,6462252,6862,911
Pekin, IL33,7003522,5882,940

Pekin police department

ItemPekinIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6330,690504,711
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.

Source: The crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2013. 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.