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Total crime 39%
Violent crime 65%
Property crime 35%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClayton/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,465 (estimate)2,2532,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a48.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a98.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a254.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)626 (estimate)407379
Burglaryn/an/an/a271.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,839 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Clayton crime rates are 39% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Clayton are 65% higher than the national average
  • In Clayton you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Clayton is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Clayton has decreased by 4%

Clayton crime map

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      Daily Crime In Clayton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clayton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clayton is 1 in 160
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clayton is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Clayton is 1 in 29

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

      Clayton police department

      ItemClaytonIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)130,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.42.63.3
      There are a total of 1 Clayton police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46.8% less than the Illinois average and 56.7% 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
      Camp Point, IL1,1351968891,085
      Mount Sterling, IL2,1842241,0151,238
      Mound Station, IL1585662,5663,132
      Augusta, IL4555822,6423,224
      Golden, IL6435882,6683,256
      Liberty, IL5045912,6783,269
      Loraine, IL3065912,6823,273
      Clayton, IL6076262,8393,465

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Renningers, PA6073081,4121,720
      Walsh, CO6071950195
      Poplar, WI6072771,3891,665
      Patterson Heights, PA6073111,4261,736
      South Williamson, KY6072522,2012,453
      Clayton, IL6076262,8393,465
      Source: The Clayton, 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.