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Total crime 94%
Violent crime 77%
Property crime 97%
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 peopleAuburn/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime7n/a (estimate)1502,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape0n/a0.048.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault4n/a85.8254.0250.2
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)86407379
Burglary0n/a0.0271.7340.5
Theft3n/a64.31,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0148.2219.9
Property crime3n/a (estimate)641,8472,110

Key findings

  • Auburn crime rates are 94% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Auburn are 77% lower than the national average
  • In Auburn you have a 1 in 667 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Auburn is safer than 88% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Auburn has decreased by 22%

Auburn crime map

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The Auburn crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Auburn as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Auburn crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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Compare Auburn, IL Crime

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      Daily Crime In Auburn (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Auburn for every 100,000 residents. The Auburn total amount of daily crime is 15.01 times less than the Illinois average and 16.59 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Auburn, is 4.74 times less than the Illinois average, and it is 4.42 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Auburn has a daily crime average that is 28.71 times less than the Illinois average and 32.80 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Auburn (higher is better)

      How safe is Auburn, Illinois compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Auburn is safer than 86% of the cities in Illinois and 88% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Illinois and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Auburn. Overall, Auburn is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Auburn

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Auburn is 1 in 1166
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Auburn is 1 in 1555
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Auburn is 1 in 667
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Auburn? If you reside in Auburn, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1166. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 1555 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Auburn, is 1 in 667.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Auburn is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Auburn has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 100% in Auburn, while property crimes in Auburn have decreased by 57%. Total crime has decreased by 22% year over year.

      Auburn police department

      ItemAuburnIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1030,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      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
      Divernon, IL1,201000
      Leland Grove, IL1,62506767
      Pawnee, IL2,738114227341
      New Berlin, IL1,5050378378
      Thayer, IL728152304456
      Rochester, IL3,687108619727
      Chatham, IL12,56947703749
      Auburn, IL5,0068664150

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Demarest, NJ5,00741244285
      Gardnertown, NY5,0043491,3361,685
      Harlan, IA5,008146188334
      Columbus, WI5,0041961,0411,238
      Mathis, TX5,0034402,3492,789
      Auburn, IL5,0068664150
      Source: The Auburn, 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.