Reported Annual Crime In Carbondale

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarbondale/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,003n/a (estimate)3,8392,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarbondale/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a15.37.85.3
Rape33n/a126.343.441.7
Robbery35n/a134.0137.298.0
Assault63n/a241.1250.4248.9
Violent crime135n/a (estimate)517439383
Burglary143n/a547.3339.5430.4
Theft698n/a2,671.61,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft27n/a103.3163.1237.4
Property crime868n/a (estimate)3,3222,0112,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Carbondale, IL is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 57% higher than the average of crimes committed in Illinois. It is also 40% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Carbondale, IL shows a crime rate that is 18% higher than the Illinois average. The crime rate is also 35% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Carbondale, IL is shown to be 65% higher than the Illinois average and 41% higher than the national average.
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The Carbondale crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Carbondale 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 Carbondale crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Carbondale is 40% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.52 daily crimes that occur in Carbondale.
  • Carbondale is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Carbondale you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Carbondale has increased by 7%.

Compare Carbondale, IL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Carbondale (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Carbondale, IL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Illinois as well as national figures. In Carbondale, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.57 times more than the Illinois average and 1.40 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Carbondale, IL are 1.18 times more than the Illinois average and 1.35 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Carbondale, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.65 times more than the Illinois average and 1.41 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Carbondale (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Illinois and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Carbondale, IL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Carbondale, IL has been ranked safer than 8% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Carbondale, IL is safer than 16% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Illinois and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Carbondale, IL. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Carbondale, IL is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Carbondale

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Carbondale is 1 in 194
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Carbondale is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Carbondale is 1 in 27
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Carbondale, IL? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Carbondale, IL your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 194. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 31 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Carbondale, IL is 1 in 27.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Carbondale, IL is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Carbondale, IL has increased by 33% and the rate of property crime in Carbondale, IL has increased by 4%. The total crime rate in Carbondale, IL has increased by 7% year to year.

Carbondale police department

ItemCarbondaleIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8430,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.22.63.3
There are a total of 84 Carbondale police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.2% greater than the Illinois average and 0.5% 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
Royalton, IL1,12489267357
Crainville, IL1,456174796970
Carterville, IL5,7422378981,136
Energy, IL1,16601,1391,139
Goreville, IL1,1782089551,163
Cambria, IL1,3372281,0441,272
Elkville, IL1,1402331,0681,301
Carbondale, IL26,0665173,3223,839

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Wasco, CA26,0617764,3155,091
Plainview, NY26,087154654808
Key West, FL26,0393692,9533,321
Xenia, OH26,1052093,0803,289
Rockledge, FL26,1442951,7212,016
Carbondale, IL26,0665173,3223,839
Source: The Carbondale, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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