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Total crime 15%
Violent crime 36%
Property crime 11%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlbany/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,852 (estimate)2,2532,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a48.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a98.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a254.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)515 (estimate)407379
Burglaryn/an/an/a271.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,337 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Albany crime rates are 15% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Albany are 36% higher than the national average
  • In Albany you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Albany is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Albany has increased by 257%

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      Daily Crime In Albany (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Albany

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Albany is 1 in 195
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Albany is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Albany is 1 in 36

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

      Albany police department

      ItemAlbanyIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a30,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      Sex offenders in Illinois

      StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
      Illinois32,213263266
      There are a total of 32,213 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 263 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 1% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Prophetstown, IL2,093000
      Erie, IL1,5450266266
      Princeton, IA1,10081524605
      Le Claire, IA3,931224499723
      Port Byron, IL1,670136617754
      Rapids City, IL1,095137620757
      Camanche, IA4,3681781,1561,334
      Albany, IL9895152,3372,852

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Foster Brook, PA9894051,8562,261
      Farmersville, PA9892511,1491,399
      Jamaica Beach, TX9892831,6131,896
      San Pablo, NM9896652,4883,154
      Arapahoe, NE9894122,7913,203
      Albany, IL9895152,3372,852
      Source: The Albany, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.