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Total crime 60%
Violent crime 31%
Property crime 65%
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 peopleAmboy/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime23n/a (estimate)1,0002,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape2n/a86.948.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault4n/a173.8254.0250.2
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)261407379
Burglary6n/a260.8271.7340.5
Theft10n/a434.61,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a43.5148.2219.9
Property crime17n/a (estimate)7391,8472,110

Key findings

  • Amboy crime rates are 60% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Amboy are 31% lower than the national average
  • In Amboy you have a 1 in 101 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Amboy is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Amboy has increased by 94%

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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 384
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Amboy is 1 in 136
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Amboy is 1 in 101

      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
      Mendota, IL7,1821578551,011
      Ashton, IL1,0081878491,036
      Walnut, IL1,6011898561,045
      Franklin Grove, IL1,0601948791,073
      Rochelle, IL9,3852431,2051,448
      Lost Nation, IL6333271,4841,811
      Grand Detour, IL4893541,6061,961
      Amboy, IL2,5192617391,000

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Southside, AR2,5192701,3201,591
      Covington, IN2,519158839997
      Amherst, VA2,519138642780
      Montpelier, ID2,5191991,3921,591
      Cordes Lakes, AZ2,5192441,3101,554
      Amboy, IL2,5192617391,000
      Source: The Amboy, 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.