Reported Annual Crime In Champaign

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChampaign/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,257n/a (estimate)3,7202,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChampaign/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder5n/a5.77.85.3
Rape83n/a94.843.441.7
Robbery109n/a124.5137.298.0
Assault437n/a499.2250.4248.9
Violent crime634n/a (estimate)724439383
Burglary446n/a509.5339.5430.4
Theft2,054n/a2,346.31,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft123n/a140.5163.1237.4
Property crime2,623n/a (estimate)2,9962,0112,362
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Champaign, IL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Champaign, IL, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Champaign, IL is 52% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Illinois, and when compared with the national average, is 36% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Champaign, IL has 65% higher than violent crime rate than Illinois average, while remaining 89% higher than the national average. In property crime, Champaign, IL is 49% higher than the average of Illinois and is 27% higher than the national average.

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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Champaign crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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  • The overall crime rate in Champaign is 36% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.19 daily crimes that occur in Champaign.
  • Champaign is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Champaign you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Champaign has increased by 6%.

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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 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national scale. In Champaign, IL the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.52 times more than the Illinois average and 1.36 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Champaign, IL is 1.65 times more than the Illinois average and 1.89 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Champaign, IL has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.49 times more than the Illinois average and 1.27 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Champaign (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Illinois and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Champaign, IL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Champaign, IL has been ranked safer than 3% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Champaign, IL is safer than 10% 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, IL. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Champaign, IL 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 139
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Champaign is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Champaign is 1 in 27
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Champaign, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Champaign, IL you have a 1 in 139 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 34 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Champaign, IL.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Champaign, 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 Champaign, IL has increased by 6% and the rate of property crime in Champaign, IL has increased by 6%. The total crime rate in Champaign, IL has increased by 6% 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
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
Gifford, IL8490365365
Mahomet, IL7,99636640675
Fisher, IL1,98951823875
Philo, IL1,627164752916
Sidney, IL1,3631838401,023
Lake of the Woods, IL2,6872139741,186
Tolono, IL3,1013209031,223
Champaign, IL84,6727242,9963,720

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Riverview, FL84,5904772,9393,417
Trenton, NJ84,5591,2862,6043,889
Alhambra, CA84,8662002,1862,386
Bellingham, WA84,4622914,6824,973
Ogden, UT84,9005304,3454,875
Champaign, IL84,6727242,9963,720
Source: The Champaign, 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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