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Total crime 123%
Violent crime 119%
Property crime 124%
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 peopleBeardstown/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime301n/a (estimate)5,5482,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape3n/a55.348.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault42n/a774.2254.0250.2
Violent crime45n/a (estimate)829407379
Burglary39n/a718.9271.7340.5
Theft215n/a3,963.11,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft2n/a36.9148.2219.9
Property crime256n/a (estimate)4,7191,8472,110

Key findings

  • Beardstown crime rates are 123% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Beardstown are 119% higher than the national average
  • In Beardstown you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Beardstown is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Beardstown has increased by 40%

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 2.46 times more than the Illinois average and 2.23 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Beardstown is 2.04 times more than the Illinois average and 2.19 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Beardstown has a daily crime rate that is 2.56 times more than the Illinois average and 2.24 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 3% 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 121
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Beardstown is 1 in 22
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Beardstown is 1 in 19
      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 121. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 22 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 19.

      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 21%, the amount of property crime in Beardstown has increased by 62%, and the total amount of crime in Beardstown has increased by 40% 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, IL1,3801978911,088
      Meredosia, IL1,0292129631,176
      Browning, IL914391,9892,428
      Rushville, IL2,9731742,4762,651
      Arenzville, IL3825202,3602,880
      Chandlerville, IL5375302,4062,936
      Versailles, IL4205892,6733,262
      Beardstown, IL6,1098294,7195,548

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Loudoun Valley Estates, VA6,10968534602
      East Farmingdale, NY6,1082379061,143
      Rochester, IN6,1103641,9352,299
      Sylvester, GA6,1083922,7343,127
      Hartford City, IN6,110262577840
      Beardstown, IL6,1098294,7195,548
      Source: The Beardstown, 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.