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Total crime 20%
Violent crime 54%
Property crime 33%
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 peopleClinton/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime205n/a (estimate)2,9842,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape8n/a116.548.042.6
Robbery4n/a58.298.481.6
Assault0n/a0.0254.0250.2
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)175407379
Burglary74n/a1,077.3271.7340.5
Theft114n/a1,659.61,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft5n/a72.8148.2219.9
Property crime193n/a (estimate)2,8101,8472,110

Key findings

  • Clinton crime rates are 20% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Clinton are 54% lower than the national average
  • In Clinton you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Clinton is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Clinton has decreased by 2%

Clinton crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Clinton (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Clinton on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Illinois and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Clinton (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois, are 1.32 times more than the state average and 1.20 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Clinton on a daily basis are 2.33 times less than than Illinois average and 2.17 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Clinton are 1.52 times more than the daily state average and 1.33 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Clinton (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Clinton to every other city in Illinois, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Clinton safe? The gauges above illustrate that Clinton is safer than 25% of every city located within Illinois along with 37% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Illinois and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Clinton, IL is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clinton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clinton is 1 in 573
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clinton is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Clinton is 1 in 34
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Clinton, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 573. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 36 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Clinton is 1 in 34.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Clinton, IL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Clinton has increased by 52%, while the property crime rate in Clinton has decreased by 4% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Clinton has decreased by 2% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Clinton police department

      ItemClintonIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1530,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      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
      Warrensburg, IL1,365267356623
      Le Roy, IL3,570169678847
      McLean, IL7791258781,004
      Atlanta, IL1,4151888521,040
      Argenta, IL1,1251908631,053
      Heyworth, IL3,0312199941,214
      Maroa, IL1,724581,2791,337
      Clinton, IL7,1951752,8102,984

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ladera Heights, CA7,195143758901
      Lihue, HI7,1962392,3732,612
      University Park, IL7,1964482,0332,482
      Altoona, WI7,1931131,3731,486
      Grandview Heights, OH7,1911052,0862,191
      Clinton, IL7,1951752,8102,984
      Source: The Clinton, 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.