Reported Annual Crime In Athens

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAthens/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime12n/a (estimate)6172,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAthens/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.3
Rape0n/a0.043.441.7
Robbery0n/a0.0137.298.0
Assault0n/a0.0250.4248.9
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0439383
Burglary3n/a154.3339.5430.4
Theft9n/a463.01,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0163.1237.4
Property crime12n/a (estimate)6172,0112,362
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The Athens crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Athens as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Athens crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Athens is 78% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.69 daily crimes that occur in Athens.
  • Athens is safer than 93% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Athens you have a 1 in 162 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Athens has decreased by 43%.

Compare Athens, IL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Athens (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Athens (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Athens

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Athens is 0
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Athens is 1 in 162
The chance of being a victim of crime in Athens is 1 in 162

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

Athens police department

ItemAthensIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)330,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.63.3
There are a total of 3 Athens police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 43% less than the Illinois average and 53.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Leland Grove, IL1,62562282344
Pleasant Plains, IL864251251501
Rochester, IL3,687292451742
Williamsville, IL1,346156715871
Sherman, IL4,40421900921
Jerome, IL1,6621878551,042
Petersburg, IL2,3332241,0271,251
Athens, IL2,0130617617

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
L'Anse, MI2,0132389521,190
Cherokee, NC2,0131851,2911,475
Lost Hills, CA2,0132821,5671,848
Orion, IL2,0130277277
Camden, OH2,0131611,3111,472
Athens, IL2,0130617617
Source: The Athens, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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