Reported Annual Crime In St. Charles

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSt. Charles/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime476n/a (estimate)1,4192,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSt. Charles/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.25.3
Rape6n/a17.938.340.4
Robbery4n/a11.9139.3102.8
Assault34n/a101.3250.5248.5
Violent crime44n/a (estimate)131436386
Burglary52n/a155.0374.9468.9
Theft367n/a1,093.71,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft13n/a38.7155.5236.9
Property crime432n/a (estimate)1,2872,0492,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in St. Charles, IL. The total number of reported crimes in St. Charles, IL is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall St. Charles, IL crime rate is 43% lower than the Illinois average and is 50% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, St. Charles, IL has a violent crime rate that is 70% lower than the Illinois average and 66% lower than the national average. For property crime, St. Charles, IL is 37% lower than the Illinois average and 47% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Sleepy Hollow, IL3,3380298298
Gilberts, IL7,47926295321
Campton Hills, IL11,50035307342
Prestbury, IL1,78061288349
Pingree Grove, IL5,98370279349
Wayne, IL2,5130490490
Elburn, IL5,59452519571
St. Charles, IL32,7451311,2871,419

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in St. Charles is 50% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.89 daily crimes that occur in St. Charles.
  • St. Charles is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States.
  • In St. Charles you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in St. Charles has increased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In St. Charles (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in St. Charles, IL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Illinois as well as national figures. In St. Charles, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.75 times less than the Illinois average and 2.00 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in St. Charles, IL are 3.33 times less than the Illinois average and 2.95 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, St. Charles, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.59 times less than the Illinois average and 1.90 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is St. Charles (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the St. Charles, IL area in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show St. Charles, IL being safer than 49% of cities in Illinois and 69% 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 St. Charles, IL. In conclusion, St. Charles, IL now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in St. Charles

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in St. Charles is 1 in 763
The chance of being a victim of property crime in St. Charles is 1 in 78
The chance of being a victim of crime in St. Charles is 1 in 71
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in St. Charles, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In St. Charles, IL you have a 1 in 763 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 78 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim of crime in St. Charles, IL.

Year Over Year Crime In St. Charles (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in St. Charles, 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 St. Charles, IL has increased by 98%, while the property crime rate in St. Charles, IL has increased by 6% year over year. Summing up the numbers, St. Charles, IL has increased by 11% with regards to total crimes year over year.

St. Charles police department

ItemSt. CharlesIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5930,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.63.3
There are a total of 59 St. Charles police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.1% less than the Illinois average and 45.5% 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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Kearney, NE32,7092272,2202,447
Tooele, UT32,7833093,7574,066
Rome, NY32,6731611,9142,075
Kennesaw, GA32,6691931,7751,968
Eastpointe, MI32,6488133,2484,061
St. Charles, IL32,7451311,2871,419
Source: The St. Charles, 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.