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Total crime 63%
Violent crime 79%
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 peopleBethany/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime12n/a (estimate)9492,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape0n/a0.046.042.6
Robbery1n/a79.1111.586.2
Assault0n/a0.0239.7246.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)79404381
Burglary7n/a553.4306.7376.0
Theft4n/a316.21,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0153.8228.9
Property crime11n/a (estimate)8701,9332,200

Key findings

  • Bethany crime rates are 63% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bethany are 79% lower than the national average
  • In Bethany you have a 1 in 106 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bethany is safer than 80% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bethany has decreased by 20%

Bethany crime map

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      Daily Crime In Bethany (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bethany

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bethany is 1 in 1265
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bethany is 1 in 116
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bethany is 1 in 106

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

      Bethany police department

      ItemBethanyIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)130,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.72.63.3
      There are a total of 1 Bethany police officers. This results in 0.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 72.1% less than the Illinois average and 77.3% 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
      Findlay, IL6800156156
      Arthur, IL2,714133667801
      Long Creek, IL1,508153732884
      Moweaqua, IL1,874175759935
      Mount Zion, IL5,89486877963
      Atwood, IL1,1061878961,084
      Macon, IL1,2041899061,096
      Bethany, IL1,27579870949

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Boonville, NC1,2751611,0631,224
      Cottonwood Shores, TX1,2751811,0401,220
      Purdy, MO1,2753652,7373,102
      The Pinehills, MA1,27547177225
      Culver, IN1,275125712837
      Bethany, IL1,27579870949
      Source: The Bethany, 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.