Reported Annual Crime In Belleville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBelleville/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,598n/a (estimate)3,8502,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBelleville/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.47.85.3
Rape34n/a81.943.441.7
Robbery57n/a137.3137.298.0
Assault120n/a289.1250.4248.9
Violent crime212n/a (estimate)511439383
Burglary325n/a782.9339.5430.4
Theft987n/a2,377.71,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft74n/a178.3163.1237.4
Property crime1,386n/a (estimate)3,3392,0112,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Belleville, IL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Belleville, IL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Belleville, IL averages 57% higher than the rest of Illinois while the rate of crime on a national scale is 40% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Belleville, IL is 16% higher than the average rate of crime in Illinois and 33% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 66% higher than the remainder of the state of Illinois and 41% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Belleville, IL area.
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The Belleville crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Belleville 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 Belleville crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Belleville is 40% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.55 daily crimes that occur in Belleville.
  • Belleville is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Belleville you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Belleville has decreased by 14%.

Compare Belleville, IL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Belleville (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Belleville, IL on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Illinois. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Belleville, IL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois state wide, are 1.57 times more than the state average and 1.40 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Belleville, IL on a daily bases are 1.16 times more than than Illinois average and 1.33 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Belleville, IL are 1.66 times more than the daily state average and 1.41 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Belleville (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Belleville, IL in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Belleville, IL to other cities in the state and across the country, Belleville, IL is 9% safer than other cities of Illinois and 17% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Illinois cities and all around the United States, Belleville, IL has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Belleville, IL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Belleville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Belleville is 1 in 196
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Belleville is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Belleville is 1 in 26
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Belleville, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Belleville, IL you have a 1 in 196 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Belleville, IL.

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

The year over year crime rate for Belleville, IL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Belleville, IL has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 9% in Belleville, IL, while property crimes in Belleville, IL have decreased by 15%. Crimes in total for Belleville, IL have decreased by 14% year over year.

Belleville police department

ItemBellevilleIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10430,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.63.3
There are a total of 104 Belleville police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11.8% less than the Illinois average and 28.2% 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
Smithton, IL3,7920372372
Millstadt, IL3,91178570648
Mascoutah, IL7,91775622697
Troy, IL10,041148593741
Columbia, IL10,19377704781
Maryville, IL7,837151841991
St. Jacob, IL1,354178814992
Belleville, IL42,7295113,3393,850

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
San Bruno, CA42,7362802,5812,861
Salem, MA42,8042672,1922,459
Bell Gardens, CA42,8052331,7451,978
Moline, IL42,8055333,2423,775
Fairfield, OH42,6402112,1862,398
Belleville, IL42,7295113,3393,850
Source: The Belleville, 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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