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Total crime 62%
Violent crime 93%
Property crime 57%
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 peopleByron/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime35n/a (estimate)9752,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape1n/a27.946.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.0111.586.2
Assault0n/a0.0239.7246.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)28404381
Burglary3n/a83.6306.7376.0
Theft31n/a864.01,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0153.8228.9
Property crime34n/a (estimate)9481,9332,200

Key findings

  • Byron crime rates are 62% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Byron are 93% lower than the national average
  • In Byron you have a 1 in 103 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Byron is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Byron has decreased by 16%

Byron crime map

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      Daily Crime In Byron (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Byron, per 100,000 residents. In Byron, the total number of daily crimes is 2.40 times less than the Illinois average and 2.64 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Byron are 14.50 times less than the Illinois average and 13.66 times less than the national average. For property crime, Byron has a daily crime rate that is 2.04 times less than the Illinois average and 2.32 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Byron (higher is better)

      Is Byron safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Byron to other cities in the state and across the country, Byron is 78% safer than other cities of Illinois and 85% safer than other cities in the nation. Byron has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Byron

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Byron is 1 in 3588
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Byron is 1 in 106
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Byron is 1 in 103
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Byron? In Byron, IL you have a 1 in 3588 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 106 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 103 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Byron.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Byron is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Byron has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have not changed in Byron, while property crimes in Byron have decreased by 19%. Total crime has decreased by 16% year over year.

      Byron police department

      ItemByronIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)830,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.63.3
      There are a total of 8 Byron police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.9% less than the Illinois average and 34% 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
      Mount Morris, IL3,00836571606
      Stillman Valley, IL1,075170816986
      Hillcrest, IL1,2581878931,080
      Davis Junction, IL2,4391969401,136
      Pecatonica, IL2,3151979431,140
      Winnebago, IL3,0081011,0431,144
      Oregon, IL3,6572471,1811,428
      Byron, IL3,64728948975

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Las Lomas, TX3,6463131,8032,117
      Wadsworth, IL3,646109522631
      Muttontown, NY3,64867274341
      Quartzsite, AZ3,6464062,8423,248
      Hidden Meadows, CA3,648147782929
      Byron, IL3,64728948975
      Source: The Byron, 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.