Reported Annual Crime In Pontoon Beach

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePontoon Beach/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime88n/a (estimate)1,5632,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePontoon Beach/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape1n/a17.837.538.6
Robbery2n/a35.5115.9101.9
Assault3n/a53.3224.6237.8
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)107384373
Burglary11n/a195.3361.1491.4
Theft67n/a1,189.81,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a71.0137.3220.2
Property crime82n/a (estimate)1,4561,9892,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Pontoon Beach, IL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Pontoon Beach, IL, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Pontoon Beach, IL is 34% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Illinois, and when compared with the national average, is 45% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Pontoon Beach, IL has 72% lower than violent crime rate than Illinois average, while remaining 71% lower than the national average. In property crime, Pontoon Beach, IL is 27% lower than the average of Illinois and is 41% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pontoon Beach is 45% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.28 daily crimes that occur in Pontoon Beach.
  • Pontoon Beach is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pontoon Beach you have a 1 in 64 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pontoon Beach has decreased by 38%.

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Daily Crime In Pontoon Beach (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Pontoon Beach, IL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Illinois and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Pontoon Beach, IL are 1.52 times less than the Illinois average and 1.83 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Pontoon Beach, IL are 3.60 times less than than Illinois and 3.50 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Pontoon Beach, IL are 1.37 times less than than Illinois and 1.71 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Pontoon Beach (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Pontoon Beach, IL area in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Pontoon Beach, IL being safer than 50% of cities in Illinois and 70% 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 Pontoon Beach, IL. In conclusion, Pontoon Beach, IL now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pontoon Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pontoon Beach is 1 in 939
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pontoon Beach is 1 in 69
The chance of being a victim of crime in Pontoon Beach is 1 in 64
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Pontoon Beach, IL? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Pontoon Beach, IL your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 939. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 69 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 Pontoon Beach, IL is 1 in 64.

Year Over Year Crime In Pontoon Beach (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Pontoon Beach, IL is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Pontoon Beach, IL has increased by 22%, while the property crime rate in Pontoon Beach, IL has decreased by 40% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Pontoon Beach, IL has decreased by 38% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Pontoon Beach police department

ItemPontoon BeachIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2030,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.42.63.3
There are a total of 20 Pontoon Beach police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.8% greater than the Illinois average and 5.2% greater 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

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Fairmont City, IL2,650200639838
Troy, IL9,931150699848
Glen Carbon, IL13,095231,0191,043
Webster Groves, MO23,084999941,093
Mitchell, IL1,3011829411,123
Pontoon Beach, IL5,8041071,4561,563

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Source: The Pontoon Beach, 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.