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Total crime 44%
Violent crime 67%
Property crime 39%
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 peopleBatavia/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime370n/a (estimate)1,4052,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape7n/a26.648.042.6
Robbery11n/a41.898.481.6
Assault15n/a57.0254.0250.2
Violent crime33n/a (estimate)125407379
Burglary15n/a57.0271.7340.5
Theft317n/a1,203.91,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft5n/a19.0148.2219.9
Property crime337n/a (estimate)1,2801,8472,110

Key findings

  • Batavia crime rates are 44% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Batavia are 67% lower than the national average
  • In Batavia you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Batavia is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Batavia has decreased by 7%

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The Batavia crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Batavia 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 Batavia crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Batavia (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Batavia on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Illinois and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Batavia (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois, are 1.60 times less than the state average and 1.77 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Batavia on a daily basis are 3.25 times less than than Illinois average and 3.03 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Batavia are 1.44 times less than the daily state average and 1.65 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Batavia (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Batavia to every other city in Illinois, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Batavia safe? The gauges above illustrate that Batavia is safer than 48% of every city located within Illinois along with 65% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Illinois and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Batavia, IL is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Batavia

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Batavia is 1 in 798
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Batavia is 1 in 79
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Batavia is 1 in 72
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Batavia? In Batavia, you have a 1 in 798 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 79. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Batavia, IL is 1 in 72.

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

      A good indicator of whether Batavia is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Batavia has decreased by 2%, while the property crime rate in Batavia has decreased by 8% year over year. The number of total crimes in Batavia has decreased by 7% year over year.

      Batavia police department

      ItemBataviaIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5330,690558,732
      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
      Campton Hills, IL11,50096271
      Naperville, IL145,78969136205
      Wayne, IL2,51341165206
      Prestbury, IL1,78057259316
      Elburn, IL5,59417335352
      Lily Lake, IL1,25380364445
      South Elgin, IL22,27468440508
      Batavia, IL26,4131251,2801,405

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lemon Grove, CA26,4216152,0312,646
      Kankakee, IL26,4249123,3744,286
      Wakefield, MA26,399136603740
      Paradise, CA26,39682752833
      Wethersfield, CT26,396881,3501,438
      Batavia, IL26,4131251,2801,405
      Source: The Batavia, 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.