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Total crime 84%
Violent crime 78%
Property crime 85%
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 peopleAshland/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5n/a (estimate)4162,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape1n/a83.146.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.0111.586.2
Assault0n/a0.0239.7246.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)83404381
Burglary2n/a166.3306.7376.0
Theft2n/a166.31,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0153.8228.9
Property crime4n/a (estimate)3331,9332,200

Key findings

  • Ashland crime rates are 84% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ashland are 78% lower than the national average
  • In Ashland you have a 1 in 241 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ashland is safer than 87% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ashland has decreased by 77%

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      Daily Crime In Ashland (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ashland

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ashland is 1 in 1204
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ashland is 1 in 301
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ashland is 1 in 241

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

      Ashland police department

      ItemAshlandIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)130,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.82.63.3
      There are a total of 1 Ashland police officers. This results in 0.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 71.5% less than the Illinois average and 76.8% 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
      New Berlin, IL1,5050602602
      Pleasant Plains, IL8640750750
      Virginia, IL1,3801959331,128
      Petersburg, IL2,3332069871,193
      South Jacksonville, IL3,2722361,1301,366
      Lake Petersburg, IL6492911,3941,686
      Loami, IL9661331,7261,859
      Ashland, IL1,26483333416

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Broadalbin, NY1,264169696865
      Oriskany, NY1,264178731908
      Battle Creek, NE1,264104759863
      Hemby Bridge, NC1,2641479701,116
      Woodland Heights, PA1,264149724873
      Ashland, IL1,26483333416
      Source: The Ashland, 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.