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Total crime 58%
Violent crime 65%
Property crime 56%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAltamont/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime24n/a (estimate)1,0542,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape3n/a131.748.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault0n/a0.0254.0250.2
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)132407379
Burglary4n/a175.6271.7340.5
Theft16n/a702.41,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a43.9148.2219.9
Property crime21n/a (estimate)9221,8472,110

Key findings

  • Altamont crime rates are 58% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Altamont are 65% lower than the national average
  • In Altamont you have a 1 in 95 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Altamont is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Altamont has decreased by 40%

Altamont crime map

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The Altamont crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Altamont as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Altamont crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Altamont (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Altamont

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Altamont is 1 in 760
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Altamont is 1 in 109
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Altamont is 1 in 95

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

      Altamont police department

      ItemAltamontIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)530,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.63.3
      There are a total of 5 Altamont police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.7% less than the Illinois average and 33.8% less than the National average.

      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
      Cowden, IL5340694694
      Teutopolis, IL1,674152689841
      St. Elmo, IL1,298721,3681,440
      Sigel, IL3495472,4833,030
      Effingham, IL12,6505452,5593,104
      Stewardson, IL7195822,6383,219
      Shumway, IL1756052,7453,351
      Altamont, IL2,3141329221,054

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mount Jackson, VA2,3141429931,135
      Helmetta, NJ2,3140460460
      Holyoke, CO2,3140272272
      Boron, CA2,3142771,4631,739
      New Stanton, PA2,314116532648
      Altamont, IL2,3141329221,054
      Source: The Altamont, 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.