Reported Annual Crime In Belvidere

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBelvidere/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime423n/a (estimate)1,6932,4502,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBelvidere/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a4.07.85.3
Rape11n/a44.043.441.7
Robbery9n/a36.0137.298.0
Assault48n/a192.1250.4248.9
Violent crime69n/a (estimate)276439394
Burglary58n/a232.1339.5430.4
Theft281n/a1,124.41,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft15n/a60.0163.1237.4
Property crime354n/a (estimate)1,4172,0112,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Belvidere, 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 Belvidere, 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 Belvidere, IL averages 31% lower than the rest of Illinois while the rate of crime on a national scale is 39% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Belvidere, IL is 37% lower than the average rate of crime in Illinois and 30% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 30% lower than the remainder of the state of Illinois and 40% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Belvidere, IL area.
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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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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Belvidere is 39% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.64 daily crimes that occur in Belvidere.
  • Belvidere is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Belvidere you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Belvidere has decreased by 51%.

Compare Belvidere, IL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Belvidere (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Belvidere, IL for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Illinois as well as those across America as a whole. The Belvidere, IL total amount of daily offenses is 1.45 times less than the Illinois average and 1.63 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Belvidere, IL is 1.59 times less than the Illinois average, and it is 1.43 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Belvidere, IL has a daily crime figure that is 1.42 times less than the Illinois average and 1.67 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Belvidere (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Belvidere, IL area in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Belvidere, IL being safer than 32% of cities in Illinois and 48% of cities across the United States as a whole. 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, IL. In conclusion, Belvidere, IL now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Belvidere

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Belvidere is 1 in 363
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Belvidere is 1 in 71
The chance of being a victim of crime in Belvidere is 1 in 60
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Belvidere, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Belvidere, IL you have a 1 in 363 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 71 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Belvidere, IL.

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

The year over year crime rate for Belvidere, IL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Belvidere, 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 51% in Belvidere, IL, while property crimes in Belvidere, IL have decreased by 51%. Crimes in total for Belvidere, IL have decreased by 51% 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
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
Kingston, IL1,17086345431
Timberlane, IL1,02394433527
Roscoe, IL10,66629859888
Harvard, IL9,589121805926
Kirkland, IL1,662173809983
Marengo, IL8,081689721,040
Davis Junction, IL2,4392139781,191
Belvidere, IL25,3002761,4171,693

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ossining, NY25,2993601,5271,888
Yukon, OK25,2931371,5721,709
Salem, VA25,290702,1662,236
Immokalee, FL25,2846944,2744,968
Columbine, CO25,2813172,3292,646
Belvidere, IL25,3002761,4171,693
Source: The Belvidere, 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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