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Total crime 30%
Violent crime 46%
Property crime 27%
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 peopleBelleville/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,320n/a (estimate)3,2252,2532,489
Murder2n/a4.96.65.0
Rape57n/a139.348.042.6
Robbery45n/a109.998.481.6
Assault123n/a300.5254.0250.2
Violent crime227n/a (estimate)555407379
Burglary213n/a520.4271.7340.5
Theft778n/a1,900.81,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft102n/a249.2148.2219.9
Property crime1,093n/a (estimate)2,6701,8472,110

Key findings

  • Belleville crime rates are 30% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Belleville are 46% higher than the national average
  • In Belleville you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Belleville is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Belleville has decreased by 7%

Belleville crime map

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      Daily Crime In Belleville (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Belleville 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 Belleville (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois, are 1.43 times more than the state average and 1.30 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Belleville on a daily basis are 1.36 times more than than Illinois average and 1.46 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Belleville are 1.45 times more than the daily state average and 1.27 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Belleville (higher is better)

      Is Belleville safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Belleville to other cities in the state and across the country, Belleville is 10% safer than other cities of Illinois and 15% safer than other cities in the nation. Belleville has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Belleville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Belleville is 1 in 181
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Belleville is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Belleville is 1 in 32
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Belleville? In Belleville, IL you have a 1 in 181 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 38 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Belleville.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Belleville is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Belleville has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 34% in Belleville, while property crimes in Belleville have decreased by 13%. Total crime has decreased by 7% 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
      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
      Smithton, IL3,7920391391
      Mascoutah, IL7,91725593618
      New Athens, IL2,106106531637
      Freeburg, IL4,11171566637
      Columbia, IL10,193162591753
      Troy, IL10,041145706851
      Maryville, IL7,837124772896
      Belleville, IL42,7295552,6703,225

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      San Bruno, CA42,7363192,6312,949
      Salem, MA42,8042491,6731,922
      Bell Gardens, CA42,8053471,4871,834
      Moline, IL42,8055252,3452,870
      Fairfield, OH42,6401972,0622,260
      Belleville, IL42,7295552,6703,225
      Source: The Belleville, 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.