Annual Crime In Bowen (2018)

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.
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 peopleBowen/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,732 (estimate)2,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBowen/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
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)645 (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)3,087 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Bowen crime rates are 45% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bowen are 70% higher than the national average
  • In Bowen you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bowen is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bowen has decreased by 6%

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Compare Bowen, IL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Bowen (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Bowen (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bowen

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bowen is 1 in 155
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bowen is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bowen is 1 in 27

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

      Bowen police department

      ItemBowenIllinoisNational
      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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      Golden, IL6435842,7943,377
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      Bowen, IL4706453,0873,732

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      Stapleton, GA4704753,7354,210
      Highland Holiday, OH4704523,5183,971
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      Bowen, IL4706453,0873,732
      Source: The Bowen, 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.