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Total crime 64%
Violent crime 86%
Property crime 60%
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 peopleBethalto/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime86n/a (estimate)9252,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape0n/a0.046.042.6
Robbery1n/a10.8111.586.2
Assault4n/a43.0239.7246.8
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)54404381
Burglary15n/a161.3306.7376.0
Theft62n/a666.71,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft4n/a43.0153.8228.9
Property crime81n/a (estimate)8711,9332,200

Key findings

  • Bethalto crime rates are 64% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bethalto are 86% lower than the national average
  • In Bethalto you have a 1 in 109 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bethalto is safer than 83% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bethalto has decreased by 49%

Bethalto crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Bethalto (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Bethalto, IL per 100,000 people. In Bethalto, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 2.53 times less than the Illinois average and 2.79 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Bethalto is 7.52 times less than the Illinois average and 7.08 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Bethalto has a daily crime rate that is 2.22 times less than the Illinois average and 2.53 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Bethalto (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Bethalto in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Bethalto safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Bethalto being safer than 74% of cities in Illinois and 83% 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 Bethalto. In conclusion, Bethalto ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bethalto

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bethalto is 1 in 1861
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bethalto is 1 in 115
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bethalto is 1 in 109
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Bethalto, Illinois? If you reside in Bethalto, then there is a 1 in 1861 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 115. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 109 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Bethalto.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Bethalto is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Bethalto has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 26% in Bethalto, while property crimes in Bethalto have decreased by 51%. Total crime has decreased by 49% year over year.

      Bethalto police department

      ItemBethaltoIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1730,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.63.3
      There are a total of 17 Bethalto police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.4% less than the Illinois average and 44.9% 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
      Brighton, IL2,31647234281
      Marine, IL872109217326
      Maryville, IL7,837113666779
      Edwardsville, IL25,04452738790
      Holiday Shores, IL2,785143686829
      Hamel, IL1,0150860860
      Troy, IL10,041127793920
      Bethalto, IL9,36454871925

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lamesa, TX9,3674684,0734,541
      Bohemia, NY9,3722409871,226
      Merrill, WI9,3542091,5291,738
      Mount Airy, MD9,37642901943
      North College Hill, OH9,3513142,4432,757
      Bethalto, IL9,36454871925
      Source: The Bethalto, 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.