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Total crime 66%
Violent crime 89%
Property crime 61%
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 peopleCarthage/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime21n/a (estimate)8582,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape0n/a0.048.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault1n/a40.8254.0250.2
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)41407379
Burglary5n/a204.2271.7340.5
Theft15n/a612.71,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0148.2219.9
Property crime20n/a (estimate)8171,8472,110

Key findings

  • Carthage crime rates are 66% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Carthage are 89% lower than the national average
  • In Carthage you have a 1 in 117 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Carthage is safer than 80% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Carthage has decreased by 15%

Carthage crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Carthage (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Carthage

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Carthage is 1 in 2448
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Carthage is 1 in 123
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Carthage is 1 in 117

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

      Carthage police department

      ItemCarthageIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)430,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.63.3
      There are a total of 4 Carthage police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 41.8% less than the Illinois average and 52.6% 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
      Blandinsville, IL718000
      La Harpe, IL1,4590872872
      Nauvoo, IL1,2921928731,065
      Hamilton, IL2,9162149731,187
      Fort Madison, IA10,7696641,9732,637
      Augusta, IL4555822,6423,224
      Pontoosuc, IL855992,7163,315
      Carthage, IL2,51341817858

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Falconer, NY2,5132238541,077
      Wayne, IL2,51341165206
      Mohawk, NY2,5132228481,070
      Burlington, OH2,5141339331,066
      Paramount-Long Meadow, MD2,512178763941
      Carthage, IL2,51341817858
      Source: The Carthage, 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.