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Total crime 80%
Violent crime 43%
Property crime 86%
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 peopleAmboy/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime12n/a (estimate)5172,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape2n/a86.146.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.0111.586.2
Assault3n/a129.1239.7246.8
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)215404381
Burglary4n/a172.2306.7376.0
Theft3n/a129.11,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0153.8228.9
Property crime7n/a (estimate)3011,9332,200

Key findings

  • Amboy crime rates are 80% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Amboy are 43% lower than the national average
  • In Amboy you have a 1 in 194 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Amboy is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Amboy has decreased by 50%

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      Daily Crime In Amboy (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Amboy

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Amboy is 1 in 465
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Amboy is 1 in 332
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Amboy is 1 in 194

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

      Amboy police department

      ItemAmboyIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)430,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.63.3
      There are a total of 4 Amboy police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 38.6% less than the Illinois average and 50% 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
      Ashton, IL1,0080223223
      Walnut, IL1,6010302302
      Mendota, IL7,1821428641,005
      Franklin Grove, IL1,0601929211,113
      Dixon, IL14,8022121,4671,679
      Lost Nation, IL6333251,5531,878
      Grand Detour, IL4893521,6822,034
      Amboy, IL2,519215301517

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Montpelier, ID2,519401,4701,510
      Amherst, VA2,519182365547
      Covington, IN2,5191639281,090
      Cordes Lakes, AZ2,5192551,4371,692
      Southside, AR2,5192511,3461,597
      Amboy, IL2,519215301517
      Source: The Amboy, 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.