Reported Annual Crime In Canton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCanton/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime276n/a (estimate)1,9722,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCanton/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.3
Rape9n/a64.343.441.7
Robbery2n/a14.3137.298.0
Assault22n/a157.2250.4248.9
Violent crime33n/a (estimate)236439383
Burglary34n/a242.9339.5430.4
Theft201n/a1,436.11,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft8n/a57.2163.1237.4
Property crime243n/a (estimate)1,7362,0112,362
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Canton, IL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Canton, IL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Canton, IL averages 20% lower than the rest of Illinois while the rate of crime on a national scale is 28% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Canton, IL is 46% lower than the average rate of crime in Illinois and 38% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 14% lower than the remainder of the state of Illinois and 27% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Canton, IL area.

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The Canton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Canton as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Canton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Canton is 28% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.4 daily crimes that occur in Canton.
  • Canton is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Canton you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Canton has increased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Canton (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Canton, IL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Illinois as well as national figures. In Canton, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.24 times less than the Illinois average and 1.39 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Canton, IL are 1.86 times less than the Illinois average and 1.62 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Canton, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.16 times less than the Illinois average and 1.36 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Canton (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Canton, IL in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Canton, IL to other cities in the state and across the country, Canton, IL is 58% safer than other cities of Illinois and 74% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Illinois cities and all around the United States, Canton, IL has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Canton, IL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Canton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Canton is 1 in 425
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Canton is 1 in 58
The chance of being a victim of crime in Canton is 1 in 51
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Canton, IL? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Canton, IL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 425. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 58 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Canton, IL is 1 in 51.

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

Determining whether Canton, IL is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Canton, IL has increased by 29% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 4% year over year. Total crimes for Canton, IL has increased by 7% in the same time frame.

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
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Glasford, IL1,234000
Hanna City, IL1,2271848451,029
Manito, IL1,5141878551,042
Cuba, IL1,3992421,1061,348
Yates City, IL7221521,2141,366
Lewistown, IL2,3852481,1351,383
Farmington, IL2,5122621,8752,137
Canton, IL14,3972361,7361,972

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Robbinsdale, MN14,3822542,5302,784
Bradley Gardens, NJ14,4131521,0351,187
Lindenhurst, IL14,38097453550
Johnstown, CO14,379181,0331,051
Glens Falls, NY14,4222031,3321,535
Canton, IL14,3972361,7361,972
Source: The Canton, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.