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Total crime 24%
Violent crime 45%
Property crime 20%
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 peopleCanton/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,196 (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)552 (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)2,643 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Canton crime rates are 24% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Canton are 45% higher than the national average
  • In Canton you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Canton is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Canton has increased by 62%

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      Daily Crime In Canton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Canton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Canton is 1 in 182
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Canton is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Canton is 1 in 32

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

      Canton police department

      ItemCantonIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3430,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.63.3
      There are a total of 34 Canton police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.5% less than the Illinois average and 28.7% 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
      Glasford, IL1,234102102205
      Hanna City, IL1,227170812982
      Manito, IL1,514172822994
      Cuba, IL1,3992221,0631,286
      Lewistown, IL2,3852281,0911,320
      Yates City, IL7221521,2141,366
      Farmington, IL2,5122661,1961,462
      Canton, IL14,3975522,6433,196

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Robbinsdale, MN14,3823351,5861,921
      Bradley Gardens, NJ14,4131389341,072
      Lindenhurst, IL14,38090401491
      Johnstown, CO14,379551,3461,401
      Glens Falls, NY14,4221671,0411,208
      Canton, IL14,3975522,6433,196
      Source: The Canton, 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.