Reported Annual Crime In Pontiac

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePontiac/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,060 (estimate)2,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePontiac/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.84.9
Rapen/an/an/a37.538.6
Robberyn/an/an/a115.9101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a224.6237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)495 (estimate)384373
Burglaryn/an/an/a361.1491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a137.3220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,565 (estimate)1,9892,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pontiac is 7% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.38 daily crimes that occur in Pontiac.
  • Pontiac is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pontiac you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pontiac has decreased by 4%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pontiac

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pontiac is 1 in 202
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pontiac is 1 in 39
The chance of being a victim of crime in Pontiac is 1 in 33

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

Pontiac police department

ItemPontiacIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2030,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.63.3
There are a total of 20 Pontiac police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36.6% less than the Illinois average and 48.6% 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
Chenoa, IL1,80609393
Dwight, IL4,104147685832
Odell, IL1,014159826985
Gridley, IL1,3771628391,001
Flanagan, IL1,1111698731,042
Pontiac, IL12,0124952,5653,060

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Powell, OH12,01247541588
Speedway, IN12,0124115,0695,480
Holiday City-Berkeley, NJ12,0133442,1912,534
Maryville, MO12,0182331,3071,541
Freehold, NJ12,0183011,1721,473
Pontiac, IL12,0124952,5653,060
Source: The Pontiac, 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.