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Total crime 32%
Violent crime 77%
Property crime 24%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAltamont/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime40n/a (estimate)1,7592,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape1n/a44.046.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.0111.586.2
Assault1n/a44.0239.7246.8
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)88404381
Burglary13n/a571.7306.7376.0
Theft25n/a1,099.41,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0153.8228.9
Property crime38n/a (estimate)1,6711,9332,200

Key findings

  • Altamont crime rates are 32% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Altamont are 77% lower than the national average
  • In Altamont you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Altamont is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Altamont has increased by 19%

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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 1138
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Altamont is 1 in 60
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Altamont is 1 in 57

      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, IL5340870870
      Teutopolis, IL1,674151722873
      St. Elmo, IL1,2982907261,016
      Effingham, IL12,6503412,6933,034
      Sigel, IL3495432,6003,143
      Stewardson, IL7195772,7623,339
      Shumway, IL1756012,8753,476
      Altamont, IL2,314881,6711,759

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mount Jackson, VA2,314482,3812,429
      Helmetta, NJ2,3140364364
      Boron, CA2,3142801,4931,774
      Holyoke, CO2,31491819910
      New Stanton, PA2,314116565681
      Altamont, IL2,314881,6711,759
      Source: The Altamont, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.