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Total crime 106%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 115%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCahokia/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime712n/a (estimate)5,1362,2532,489
Murder3n/a21.66.65.0
Rape15n/a108.248.042.6
Robbery15n/a108.298.481.6
Assault50n/a360.6254.0250.2
Violent crime83n/a (estimate)599407379
Burglary195n/a1,406.5271.7340.5
Theft376n/a2,712.11,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft58n/a418.4148.2219.9
Property crime629n/a (estimate)4,5371,8472,110

Key findings

  • Cahokia crime rates are 106% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cahokia are 58% higher than the national average
  • In Cahokia you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cahokia is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cahokia has increased by 6%

Cahokia crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Cahokia (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Cahokia on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Illinois and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Cahokia (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois, are 2.28 times more than the state average and 2.06 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Cahokia on a daily basis are 1.47 times more than than Illinois average and 1.58 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Cahokia are 2.46 times more than the daily state average and 2.15 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Cahokia (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Cahokia in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Cahokia safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Cahokia being safer than 5% of cities in Illinois and 8% 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 Cahokia. In conclusion, Cahokia ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cahokia

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cahokia is 1 in 168
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cahokia is 1 in 23
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cahokia is 1 in 20
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Cahokia, Illinois? If you reside in Cahokia, then there is a 1 in 168 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 23. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 20 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Cahokia.

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

      A good indicator of whether Cahokia is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Cahokia has increased by 12%, while the property crime rate in Cahokia has increased by 5% year over year. The number of total crimes in Cahokia has increased by 6% year over year.

      Cahokia police department

      ItemCahokiaIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4030,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.63.3
      There are a total of 40 Cahokia police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1% less than the Illinois average and 19.4% 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
      Kimmswick, MO149000
      Lakeshire, MO1,64172287359
      Smithton, IL3,7920391391
      Oakland, MO1,64969370440
      Grantwood Village, MO1,01369370440
      Freeburg, IL4,11171566637
      Glen Carbon, IL12,78231656687
      Cahokia, IL14,5745994,5375,136

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Greensburg, PA14,5723611,6532,014
      Phillipsburg, NJ14,5702112,1372,347
      Deming, NM14,5829645,1536,117
      Thibodaux, LA14,5655553,5314,086
      Yankton, SD14,5855842,5463,130
      Cahokia, IL14,5745994,5375,136
      Source: The Cahokia, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.