Reported Annual Crime In Waterloo

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaterloo/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime30n/a (estimate)2932,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaterloo/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape0n/a0.037.538.6
Robbery0n/a0.0115.9101.9
Assault1n/a9.8224.6237.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)10384373
Burglary1n/a9.8361.1491.4
Theft28n/a273.91,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0137.3220.2
Property crime29n/a (estimate)2841,9892,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Waterloo, IL is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 88% lower than the average of crimes committed in Illinois. It is also 90% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Waterloo, IL shows a crime rate that is 97% lower than the Illinois average. The crime rate is also 97% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Waterloo, IL is shown to be 86% lower than the Illinois average and 89% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Waterloo is 90% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 0.8 daily crimes that occur in Waterloo.
  • Waterloo is safer than 95% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Waterloo you have a 1 in 341 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Waterloo has decreased by 83%.

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Daily Crime In Waterloo (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Waterloo, IL for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Illinois as well as those across America as a whole. The Waterloo, IL total amount of daily offenses is 8.09 times less than the Illinois average and 9.75 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Waterloo, IL is 39.24 times less than the Illinois average, and it is 38.09 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Waterloo, IL has a daily crime figure that is 7.01 times less than the Illinois average and 8.77 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Waterloo (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Illinois and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Waterloo, IL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Waterloo, IL has been ranked safer than 94% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Waterloo, IL is safer than 95% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Illinois and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Waterloo, IL. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Waterloo, IL is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Waterloo

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Waterloo is 1 in 10224
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Waterloo is 1 in 353
The chance of being a victim of crime in Waterloo is 1 in 341
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Waterloo, 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 Waterloo, IL, you have a 1 in 10224 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 353. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Waterloo, IL is 1 in 341.

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

A good indicator of whether Waterloo, IL is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Waterloo, IL has decreased by 95%, while the property crime rate in Waterloo, IL has decreased by 82% year over year. The number of total crimes in Waterloo, IL has decreased by 83% year over year.

Waterloo police department

ItemWaterlooIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1630,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.63.3
There are a total of 16 Waterloo police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 39.1% less than the Illinois average and 50.6% 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.

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Ruma, IL382000
Smithton, IL3,70680375455
Millstadt, IL3,95577614691
Valmeyer, IL1,4070793793
Freeburg, IL4,252188657845
Waterloo, IL10,10210284293

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Source: The Waterloo, 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.