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Total crime 75%
Violent crime 80%
Property crime 74%
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 peopleCoal City/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime33n/a (estimate)6182,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape2n/a37.548.042.6
Robbery1n/a18.798.481.6
Assault1n/a18.7254.0250.2
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)75407379
Burglary5n/a93.6271.7340.5
Theft24n/a449.41,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0148.2219.9
Property crime29n/a (estimate)5431,8472,110

Key findings

  • Coal City crime rates are 75% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Coal City are 80% lower than the national average
  • In Coal City you have a 1 in 162 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Coal City is safer than 84% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Coal City has increased by 267%

Coal City crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Coal City (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Coal City for every 100,000 residents. The Coal City total amount of daily crime is 3.65 times less than the Illinois average and 4.03 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Coal City, is 5.43 times less than the Illinois average, and it is 5.06 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Coal City has a daily crime average that is 3.40 times less than the Illinois average and 3.89 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Coal City (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Coal City in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Coal City safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Coal City being safer than 76% of cities in Illinois and 84% of cities across the United States. 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 Coal City. In conclusion, Coal City ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Coal City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Coal City is 1 in 1335
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Coal City is 1 in 185
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Coal City is 1 in 162
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Coal City, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1335. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 185 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 Coal City is 1 in 162.

      Year Over Year Crime In Coal City (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Coal City, IL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Coal City has decreased by 20%, while the property crime rate in Coal City has increased by 624% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Coal City has increased by 266% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Coal City police department

      ItemCoal CityIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1130,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.63.3
      There are a total of 11 Coal City police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.8% less than the Illinois average and 39.6% 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
      Essex, IL787000
      Diamond, IL2,733000
      Mazon, IL957103412514
      Channahon, IL12,32953601654
      Braidwood, IL6,102161548710
      Godley, IL730265529794
      Gardner, IL1,242160726886
      Coal City, IL5,68775543618

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Strawberry, CA5,689143758901
      Gustine, CA5,6843561,9672,324
      Woodland, WA5,6841703,1693,339
      New Carlisle, OH5,6903242,2702,594
      Sharon Hill, PA5,6916843,1553,839
      Coal City, IL5,68775543618
      Source: The Coal City, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.