Reported Annual Crime In Peru

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePeru/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime172n/a (estimate)1,7402,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePeru/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.25.3
Rape4n/a40.538.340.4
Robbery4n/a40.5139.3102.8
Assault7n/a70.8250.5248.5
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)152436386
Burglary24n/a242.8374.9468.9
Theft132n/a1,335.21,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft1n/a10.1155.5236.9
Property crime157n/a (estimate)1,5882,0492,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Peru, IL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Peru, IL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Peru, IL averages 30% lower than the rest of Illinois while the rate of crime on a national scale is 39% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Peru, IL is 65% lower than the average rate of crime in Illinois and 61% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 22% lower than the remainder of the state of Illinois and 35% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Peru, IL area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ladd, IL1,23181406487
Tonica, IL7530956956
North Utica, IL1,381175823998
Granville, IL1,4571979271,124
De Pue, IL1,78701,1591,159
Oglesby, IL3,667831,1881,271
Mendota, IL7,161841,2271,310
Peru, IL10,1721521,5881,740

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Peru is 39% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.77 daily crimes that occur in Peru.
  • Peru is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Peru you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Peru has decreased by 19%.

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Daily Crime In Peru (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Peru, IL per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national scale. In Peru, IL the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.43 times less than the Illinois average and 1.63 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Peru, IL is 2.88 times less than the Illinois average and 2.55 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Peru, IL has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.29 times less than the Illinois average and 1.54 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Peru (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Peru, IL area in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Peru, IL being safer than 42% of cities in Illinois and 62% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Illinois cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Peru, IL. In conclusion, Peru, IL now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Peru

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Peru is 1 in 660
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Peru is 1 in 63
The chance of being a victim of crime in Peru is 1 in 58
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Peru, IL? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Peru, IL your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 660. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 63 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Peru, IL is 1 in 58.

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

The year over year crime rate for Peru, IL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Peru, IL has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 16% in Peru, IL, while property crimes in Peru, IL have decreased by 19%. Crimes in total for Peru, IL have decreased by 19% year over year.

Peru police department

ItemPeruIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3130,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.02.63.3
There are a total of 31 Peru police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.1% greater than the Illinois average and 7.5% 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.

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Forestdale, AL10,1685362,9733,509
Paris, TN10,1654835,4825,965
D'Iberville, MS10,1611197,0287,147
Valley Cottage, NY10,1852531,0401,292
Lexington, NE10,1892292,0412,270
Peru, IL10,1721521,5881,740
Source: The Peru, 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.