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Total crime 106%
Violent crime 233%
Property crime 83%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCentralia/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime656n/a (estimate)5,3022,3372,580
Murder1n/a8.16.95.0
Rape28n/a226.346.042.6
Robbery19n/a153.6111.586.2
Assault109n/a881.0239.7246.8
Violent crime157n/a (estimate)1,269404381
Burglary151n/a1,220.5306.7376.0
Theft296n/a2,392.51,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft52n/a420.3153.8228.9
Property crime499n/a (estimate)4,0331,9332,200

Key findings

  • Centralia crime rates are 106% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Centralia are 233% higher than the national average
  • In Centralia you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Centralia is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Centralia has decreased by 2%

Centralia crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Centralia (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Centralia, Illinois is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Centralia are 2.27 times more than the Illinois average and 2.06 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Centralia are 3.14 times more than than Illinois and 3.33 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Centralia are 2.09 times more than than Illinois and 1.83 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Centralia (higher is better)

      Is Centralia safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Centralia to other cities in the state and across the country, Centralia is 1% safer than other cities of Illinois and 3% safer than other cities in the nation. Centralia has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Centralia

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Centralia is 1 in 79
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Centralia is 1 in 25
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Centralia is 1 in 19
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Centralia? In Centralia, IL you have a 1 in 79 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Centralia.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Centralia is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Centralia has decreased by 13% and the rate of property crime in Centralia has increased by 3%. The total crime rate in Centralia has decreased by 2% year to year.

      Centralia police department

      ItemCentraliaIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3430,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.63.3
      There are a total of 34 Centralia police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.4% less than the Illinois average and 19.7% 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
      Odin, IL1,0742151,0281,242
      Central City, IL1,0562201,0531,273
      Wamac, IL1,3022271,0851,312
      Nashville, IL3,1642361,1311,367
      Carlyle, IL3,3031891,3861,575
      New Minden, IL1985432,5983,141
      Irvington, IL7585582,6683,226
      Centralia, IL12,6961,2694,0335,302

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sylacauga, AL12,6966325,0395,670
      Wakefield, VA12,69776635711
      Weigelstown, PA12,6933231,5711,894
      Woodward, OK12,6932842,6702,954
      Middle Valley, TN12,6995282,3932,921
      Centralia, IL12,6961,2694,0335,302
      Source: The Centralia, 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.