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Total crime 83%
Violent crime 75%
Property crime 85%
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 peopleCambridge/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime9n/a (estimate)4312,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape0n/a0.046.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.0111.586.2
Assault2n/a95.7239.7246.8
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)96404381
Burglary1n/a47.8306.7376.0
Theft6n/a287.11,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0153.8228.9
Property crime7n/a (estimate)3351,9332,200

Key findings

  • Cambridge crime rates are 83% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cambridge are 75% lower than the national average
  • In Cambridge you have a 1 in 233 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cambridge is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cambridge has decreased by 53%

Cambridge crime map

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      Daily Crime In Cambridge (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cambridge

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cambridge is 1 in 1045
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cambridge is 1 in 299
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cambridge is 1 in 233

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

      Cambridge police department

      ItemCambridgeIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)130,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.52.63.3
      There are a total of 1 Cambridge police officers. This results in 0.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 82.5% less than the Illinois average and 85.7% 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
      Orion, IL2,013166718884
      Atkinson, IL1,0351899021,091
      Carbon Cliff, IL2,0242191,0491,268
      Galva, IL2,5252241,0731,298
      Colona, IL4,8763391,6231,962
      Geneseo, IL6,5893551,6972,052
      Coal Valley, IL3,8252381,9302,168
      Cambridge, IL2,16296335431

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Edgerton, OH2,1621401,0871,227
      Kalkaska, MI2,162971,0641,161
      Crossville, AL2,1612591,4041,664
      Wenonah, NJ2,163136591727
      Balm, FL2,1611559211,076
      Cambridge, IL2,16296335431
      Source: The Cambridge, 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.