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Total crime 37%
Violent crime 145%
Property crime 17%
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 peopleChampaign/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,030n/a (estimate)3,4092,2532,489
Murder2n/a2.26.65.0
Rape73n/a82.148.042.6
Robbery94n/a105.798.481.6
Assault658n/a740.2254.0250.2
Violent crime827n/a (estimate)930407379
Burglary300n/a337.5271.7340.5
Theft1,777n/a1,999.11,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft126n/a141.7148.2219.9
Property crime2,203n/a (estimate)2,4781,8472,110

Key findings

  • Champaign crime rates are 37% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Champaign are 145% higher than the national average
  • In Champaign you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Champaign is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Champaign has increased by 16%

Champaign crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Champaign (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Champaign, IL per 100,000 people. In Champaign, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.51 times more than the Illinois average and 1.37 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Champaign is 2.29 times more than the Illinois average and 2.45 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Champaign has a daily crime rate that is 1.34 times more than the Illinois average and 1.17 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Champaign (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Illinois and all other cities across the US, is Champaign safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Champaign is safer than 3% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Champaign is safer than 7% 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 Champaign. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Champaign is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Champaign

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Champaign is 1 in 108
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Champaign is 1 in 41
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Champaign is 1 in 30
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Champaign, Illinois you have a 1 in 108 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 41 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Champaign.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Champaign 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 Champaign has increased by 36% and the rate of property crime in Champaign has increased by 10%. The total crime rate in Champaign has increased by 16% year to year.

      Champaign police department

      ItemChampaignIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)13630,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.63.3
      There are a total of 136 Champaign police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36.8% less than the Illinois average and 48.6% 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
      Gifford, IL84991091
      Tolono, IL3,10158580638
      Mahomet, IL7,996114557671
      Philo, IL1,627152690842
      Thomasboro, IL1,12291823914
      Sidney, IL1,363170771941
      Fisher, IL1,98901,0171,017
      Champaign, IL84,6729302,4783,409

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Riverview, FL84,5904422,5112,953
      Trenton, NJ84,5591,1232,0943,217
      Alhambra, CA84,8661902,0622,251
      Bellingham, WA84,4622732,9263,199
      Ogden, UT84,9004373,6544,091
      Champaign, IL84,6729302,4783,409
      Source: The Champaign, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.