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Total crime 54%
Violent crime 40%
Property crime 57%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCentral City/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,081 (estimate)1,9852,346
Murdern/an/an/a9.16.5
Rapen/an/an/a40.438.4
Robberyn/an/an/a97.473.9
Assaultn/an/an/a278.9279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)232 (estimate)426388
Burglaryn/an/an/a246.4314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,143.51,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a169.5246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)849 (estimate)1,5591,958

Key findings

  • Central City crime rates are 54% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Central City are 40% lower than the national average
  • In Central City you have a 1 in 93 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Central City is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Central City has decreased by 12%

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

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      Daily Crime In Central City (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Central City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Central City is 1 in 431
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Central City is 1 in 118
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Central City is 1 in 93

      Year Over Year Crime In Central City (per 100,000 people)

      Central City police department

      ItemCentral CityIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)430,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.42.63.3
      There are a total of 4 Central City police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.2% greater than the Illinois average and 5.2% greater 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Odin, IL1,0742268291,055
      Wamac, IL1,3022398751,114
      Nashville, IL3,1642499121,161
      Carlyle, IL3,3032211,6731,894
      New Minden, IL1985732,0952,668
      Irvington, IL7585882,1522,740
      Hoffman, IL4865882,1532,741
      Central City, IL1,0562328491,081

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Douglas, AL1,0562171,0231,241
      Millport, AL1,0562141,0051,219
      Coal Hill, AR1,0563151,2241,539
      Riverdale Park, CA1,0562481,2011,449
      Tunnel Hill, GA1,05601,8331,833
      Central City, IL1,0562328491,081
      Source: The Central City, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.