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Total crime 53%
Violent crime 177%
Property crime 32%
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 peopleBeardstown/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime218n/a (estimate)3,9592,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape1n/a18.246.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.0111.586.2
Assault57n/a1,035.1239.7246.8
Violent crime58n/a (estimate)1,053404381
Burglary32n/a581.1306.7376.0
Theft122n/a2,215.41,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft6n/a109.0153.8228.9
Property crime160n/a (estimate)2,9051,9332,200

Key findings

  • Beardstown crime rates are 53% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Beardstown are 177% higher than the national average
  • In Beardstown you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Beardstown is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Beardstown has increased by 262%

Beardstown crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Beardstown (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Beardstown, IL per 100,000 people. In Beardstown, the total number of daily crimes is 1.69 times more than the Illinois average and 1.53 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Beardstown is 2.61 times more than the Illinois average and 2.77 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Beardstown has a daily crime rate that is 1.50 times more than the Illinois average and 1.32 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Beardstown (higher is better)

      How safe is Beardstown, Illinois compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Beardstown is safer than 2% of the cities in Illinois and 5% 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 Beardstown. Overall, Beardstown is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Beardstown

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Beardstown is 1 in 95
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Beardstown is 1 in 35
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Beardstown is 1 in 26
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Beardstown? If you reside in Beardstown, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 95. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 35 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 Beardstown, is 1 in 26.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Beardstown, Illinois (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Beardstown has decreased by 4%, the amount of property crime in Beardstown has not changed, and the total amount of crime in Beardstown has increased by 262% year over year.

      Beardstown police department

      ItemBeardstownIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)930,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.63.3
      There are a total of 9 Beardstown police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 44.3% less than the Illinois average and 54.6% 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
      Virginia, IL1,3801959331,128
      Meredosia, IL1,0292111,0091,219
      Rushville, IL2,9732041,5671,771
      Browning, IL914352,0832,519
      Arenzville, IL3825162,4712,988
      Chandlerville, IL5375272,5193,046
      Versailles, IL4205852,7993,384
      Beardstown, IL6,1091,0532,9053,959

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Loudoun Valley Estates, VA6,10965542607
      Hartford City, IN6,1101391,0291,168
      Glenarden, MD6,1101281,0071,135
      Rochester, IN6,1103752,1392,514
      East Farmingdale, NY6,1082319501,181
      Beardstown, IL6,1091,0532,9053,959
      Source: The Beardstown, 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.