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Total crime 49%
Violent crime 33%
Property crime 51%
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 peopleBelvidere/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime322n/a (estimate)1,2812,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape15n/a59.748.042.6
Robbery7n/a27.898.481.6
Assault42n/a167.0254.0250.2
Violent crime64n/a (estimate)255407379
Burglary39n/a155.1271.7340.5
Theft202n/a803.41,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft17n/a67.6148.2219.9
Property crime258n/a (estimate)1,0261,8472,110

Key findings

  • Belvidere crime rates are 49% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Belvidere are 33% lower than the national average
  • In Belvidere you have a 1 in 79 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Belvidere is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Belvidere has decreased by 3%

Belvidere crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Belvidere (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Belvidere for every 100,000 residents. The Belvidere total amount of daily crime is 1.76 times less than the Illinois average and 1.94 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Belvidere, is 1.60 times less than the Illinois average, and it is 1.49 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Belvidere has a daily crime average that is 1.80 times less than the Illinois average and 2.06 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Belvidere (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Belvidere in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Belvidere safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Belvidere being safer than 40% of cities in Illinois and 55% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Illinois cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Belvidere. In conclusion, Belvidere ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Belvidere

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Belvidere is 1 in 393
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Belvidere is 1 in 98
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Belvidere is 1 in 79
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Belvidere? In Belvidere, IL you have a 1 in 393 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 98 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 79 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Belvidere.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Belvidere is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Belvidere has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 7% in Belvidere, while property crimes in Belvidere have decreased by 5%. Total crime has decreased by 3% year over year.

      Belvidere police department

      ItemBelvidereIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4430,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.63.3
      There are a total of 44 Belvidere police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 35.3% less than the Illinois average and 47.3% 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
      Kingston, IL1,17008686
      Timberlane, IL1,02388397485
      Roscoe, IL10,666105610715
      Marengo, IL8,08140723763
      Kirkland, IL1,6621818211,003
      Genoa, IL4,9301549401,094
      Davis Junction, IL2,4391988981,095
      Belvidere, IL25,3002551,0261,281

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ossining, NY25,2993621,3851,747
      Yukon, OK25,2931601,5541,714
      Salem, VA25,290902,1842,274
      Immokalee, FL25,2846433,6514,295
      Columbine, CO25,2813282,2332,561
      Belvidere, IL25,3002551,0261,281
      Source: The Belvidere, 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.