Reported Annual Crime In Sparta

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSparta/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,136 (estimate)2,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSparta/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)346 (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)1,791 (estimate)1,9892,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sparta is 25% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.85 daily crimes that occur in Sparta.
  • Sparta is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sparta you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sparta has increased by 18%.

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Daily Crime In Sparta (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sparta

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sparta is 1 in 290
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sparta is 1 in 56
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sparta is 1 in 47

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

Sparta police department

ItemSpartaIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1530,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.52.63.3
There are a total of 15 Sparta police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.1% greater than the Illinois average and 7.1% 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

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ruma, IL382000
New Athens, IL2,108102818920
Red Bud, IL3,648139781920
Steeleville, IL1,9301819371,118
Chester, IL8,4952271,0501,277
Sparta, IL4,3383461,7912,136

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
El Verano, CA4,3382751,6911,966
Jersey Shore, PA4,3392811,6161,897
Kenmar, PA4,3372231,2831,506
Scottdale, PA4,3362681,5421,810
Warminster Heights, PA4,3351801,0391,219
Sparta, IL4,3383461,7912,136
Source: The Sparta, 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.