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Total crime 34%
Violent crime 9%
Property crime 39%
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 peopleBelleville/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,432n/a (estimate)3,4692,3372,580
Murder2n/a4.86.95.0
Rape38n/a92.046.042.6
Robbery41n/a99.3111.586.2
Assault90n/a218.0239.7246.8
Violent crime171n/a (estimate)414404381
Burglary284n/a687.9306.7376.0
Theft890n/a2,155.91,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft87n/a210.7153.8228.9
Property crime1,261n/a (estimate)3,0551,9332,200

Key findings

  • Belleville crime rates are 34% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Belleville are 9% higher than the national average
  • In Belleville you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Belleville is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Belleville has decreased by 10%

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 1.48 times more than the state average and 1.34 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Belleville on a daily basis are 1.03 times more than than Illinois average and 1.09 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Belleville are 1.58 times more than the daily state average and 1.39 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 12% safer than other cities of Illinois and 21% 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 242
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Belleville is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Belleville is 1 in 29
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Belleville? In Belleville, IL you have a 1 in 242 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 33 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 29 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 decreased by 19% in Belleville, while property crimes in Belleville have decreased by 9%. Total crime has decreased by 10% 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, IL3,79226209235
      Fairmont City, IL2,349122608730
      Freeburg, IL4,11147683730
      Maryville, IL7,837113666779
      Waterloo, IL10,197125701826
      Troy, IL10,041127793920
      St. Jacob, IL1,354164783946
      Belleville, IL42,7294143,0553,469

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      San Bruno, CA42,7362822,2562,538
      Salem, MA42,8041901,8882,079
      Moline, IL42,8055422,4973,039
      Bell Gardens, CA42,8052731,4771,750
      Fairfield, OH42,6401972,1352,333
      Belleville, IL42,7294143,0553,469
      Source: The Belleville, 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.