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Total crime 38%
Violent crime 62%
Property crime 34%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBluford/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,557 (estimate)2,3372,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a46.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a111.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a239.7246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)615 (estimate)404381
Burglaryn/an/an/a306.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a153.8228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,942 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Bluford crime rates are 38% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bluford are 62% higher than the national average
  • In Bluford you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bluford is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bluford has decreased by 6%

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

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      Daily Crime In Bluford (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bluford

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bluford is 1 in 163
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bluford is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bluford is 1 in 29

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

      Bluford police department

      ItemBlufordIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a30,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      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.

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      Bluford, IL6946152,9423,557

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      Bluford, IL6946152,9423,557
      Source: The Bluford, 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.