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Total crime 52%
Violent crime 63%
Property crime 50%
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 peopleArcola/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime34n/a (estimate)1,2012,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape2n/a70.648.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault2n/a70.6254.0250.2
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)141407379
Burglary19n/a671.1271.7340.5
Theft9n/a317.91,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft2n/a70.6148.2219.9
Property crime30n/a (estimate)1,0601,8472,110

Key findings

  • Arcola crime rates are 52% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Arcola are 63% lower than the national average
  • In Arcola you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Arcola is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Arcola has increased by 147%

Arcola crime map

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      Daily Crime In Arcola (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Arcola

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Arcola is 1 in 708
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Arcola is 1 in 95
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Arcola is 1 in 84

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

      Arcola police department

      ItemArcolaIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)630,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.63.3
      There are a total of 6 Arcola police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.7% less than the Illinois average and 36.3% 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
      Charleston, IL21,257155420575
      Arthur, IL2,71445766811
      Atwood, IL1,1061898561,045
      Villa Grove, IL2,2222099481,157
      Mattoon, IL17,3994659871,452
      Tuscola, IL4,4783461,2451,591
      Ashmore, IL8525542,5113,065
      Arcola, IL2,8811411,0601,201

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Parowan, UT2,8814561,6272,083
      Ballville, OH2,881105738843
      Seaside Heights, NJ2,8814145,7206,134
      Oliver, PA2,880173793966
      Flemingsburg, KY2,880711,4641,535
      Arcola, IL2,8811411,0601,201
      Source: The Arcola, 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.