Reported Annual Crime In Charleston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCharleston/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime157n/a (estimate)7472,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCharleston/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a9.57.85.3
Rape4n/a19.043.441.7
Robbery1n/a4.8137.298.0
Assault37n/a176.1250.4248.9
Violent crime44n/a (estimate)209439383
Burglary35n/a166.5339.5430.4
Theft72n/a342.61,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft6n/a28.5163.1237.4
Property crime113n/a (estimate)5382,0112,362
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Charleston, IL is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 70% lower than the average of crimes committed in Illinois. It is also 73% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Charleston, IL shows a crime rate that is 52% lower than the Illinois average. The crime rate is also 45% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Charleston, IL is shown to be 73% lower than the Illinois average and 77% lower than the national average.

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Charleston is 73% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.05 daily crimes that occur in Charleston.
  • Charleston is safer than 43% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Charleston you have a 1 in 134 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Charleston has increased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Charleston (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Charleston, IL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Illinois and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Charleston, IL are 3.28 times less than the Illinois average and 3.67 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Charleston, IL are 2.10 times less than than Illinois and 1.83 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Charleston, IL are 3.74 times less than than Illinois and 4.39 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Charleston (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Charleston, IL area in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Charleston, IL being safer than 29% of cities in Illinois and 43% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Illinois cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Charleston, IL. In conclusion, Charleston, IL now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Charleston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Charleston is 1 in 478
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Charleston is 1 in 186
The chance of being a victim of crime in Charleston is 1 in 134
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Charleston, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Charleston, IL you have a 1 in 478 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 186 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 134 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Charleston, IL.

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

A good indicator of whether Charleston, IL is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Charleston, IL has decreased by 25%, while the property crime rate in Charleston, IL has increased by 35% year over year. The number of total crimes in Charleston, IL has increased by 10% year over year.

Charleston police department

ItemCharlestonIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3630,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.63.3
There are a total of 36 Charleston police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 37.8% less than the Illinois average and 49.4% 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
Kansas, IL6522749601,235
Toledo, IL1,3722361,0811,317
Arcola, IL2,8812381,0901,328
Casey, IL2,5612421,1071,349
Neoga, IL1,7703741,0591,433
Mattoon, IL17,3994511,7282,179
Ashmore, IL8525972,7363,333
Charleston, IL21,257209538747

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Fort Walton Beach, FL21,2383262,7533,079
Marquette, MI21,2821961,2571,453
Charleston, IL21,257209538747
Source: The Charleston, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.