Reported Annual Crime In Peoria

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePeoria/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,220n/a (estimate)4,4972,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePeoria/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder14n/a12.15.84.9
Rape64n/a55.137.538.6
Robbery310n/a267.1115.9101.9
Assault384n/a330.8224.6237.8
Violent crime772n/a (estimate)665384373
Burglary1,084n/a934.0361.1491.4
Theft3,224n/a2,777.71,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft140n/a120.6137.3220.2
Property crime4,448n/a (estimate)3,8321,9892,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Peoria, IL for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Peoria, 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 Peoria, IL crime rates are 90% higher than in comparison to the Illinois mean and are 57% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Peoria, IL has a rate that is 73% higher than the Illinois average; compared to the United States, it is 79% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Peoria, IL is 93% higher than its state's mean, and 54% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Peoria is 57% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.32 daily crimes that occur in Peoria.
  • Peoria is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Peoria you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Peoria has decreased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Peoria (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Peoria, IL per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national level. In Peoria, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.90 times more than the Illinois average and 1.57 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Peoria, IL is 1.73 times more than the Illinois average and 1.79 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Peoria, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.93 times more than the Illinois average and 1.54 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Peoria (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Peoria, IL in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Peoria, IL to other cities in the state and across the country, Peoria, IL is 5% safer than other cities of Illinois and 12% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Illinois cities and all around the United States, Peoria, IL has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Peoria, IL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Peoria

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Peoria is 1 in 151
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Peoria is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Peoria is 1 in 23
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Peoria, 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 Peoria, IL, you have a 1 in 151 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 27. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Peoria, IL is 1 in 23.

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

A good indicator of whether Peoria, 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 Peoria, IL has increased by 2%, while the property crime rate in Peoria, IL has decreased by 8% year over year. The number of total crimes in Peoria, IL has decreased by 6% year over year.

Peoria police department

ItemPeoriaIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)23630,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.63.3
There are a total of 236 Peoria police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.7% less than the Illinois average and 37.3% 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
Glasford, IL1,018000
Dunlap, IL1,592107556664
Marquette Heights, IL2,78972611683
Lake Camelot, IL1,910117608726
Heritage Lake, IL1,292124644769
Peoria, IL115,7186653,8324,497

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El Monte, CA115,2433411,8162,157
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Source: The Peoria, 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.