Reported Annual Crime In Sherman

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSherman/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime25n/a (estimate)5432,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSherman/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape1n/a21.737.538.6
Robbery0n/a0.0115.9101.9
Assault2n/a43.5224.6237.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)65384373
Burglary6n/a130.4361.1491.4
Theft15n/a326.11,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft1n/a21.7137.3220.2
Property crime22n/a (estimate)4781,9892,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Sherman, 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 Sherman, 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 Sherman, IL averages 77% lower than the rest of Illinois while the rate of crime on a national scale is 81% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Sherman, IL is 83% lower than the average rate of crime in Illinois and 82% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 76% lower than the remainder of the state of Illinois and 81% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Sherman, IL area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sherman is 81% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.49 daily crimes that occur in Sherman.
  • Sherman is safer than 88% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sherman you have a 1 in 184 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sherman has decreased by 47%.

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Daily Crime In Sherman (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Sherman, IL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Illinois as well as national figures. In Sherman, IL the total number of daily crimes is 4.37 times less than the Illinois average and 5.26 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Sherman, IL are 5.88 times less than the Illinois average and 5.71 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Sherman, IL has a daily crime rate that is 4.16 times less than the Illinois average and 5.20 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Sherman (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Sherman, IL area in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Sherman, IL being safer than 80% of cities in Illinois and 88% 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 Sherman, IL. In conclusion, Sherman, IL now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sherman

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sherman is 1 in 1534
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sherman is 1 in 210
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sherman is 1 in 184
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Sherman, 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 Sherman, IL, you have a 1 in 1534 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 210. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Sherman, IL is 1 in 184.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Sherman, 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 Sherman, IL has decreased by 43%, while the property crime rate in Sherman, IL has decreased by 48% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Sherman, IL has decreased by 47% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Sherman police department

ItemShermanIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)630,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.42.63.3
There are a total of 6 Sherman police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 45.8% less than the Illinois average and 56% 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
Leland Grove, IL1,52154279333
Rochester, IL3,725158607766
Williamsville, IL1,668137710847
Athens, IL1,9961759071,082
Petersburg, IL2,1733637711,133
Sherman, IL4,01665478543

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Norton, VA4,0153476,0446,391
Surfside Beach, SC4,0173046,5956,899
Vandalia, MO4,019951,0491,144
Castle Pines Village, CO4,01383686770
Le Sueur, MN4,0191001,7931,892
Sherman, IL4,01665478543
Source: The Sherman, 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.