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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 peopleColchester/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime8n/a (estimate)6222,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape1n/a77.748.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault0n/a0.0254.0250.2
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)78407379
Burglary0n/a0.0271.7340.5
Theft7n/a543.91,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0148.2219.9
Property crime7n/a (estimate)5441,8472,110

Key findings

  • Colchester crime rates are 75% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Colchester are 80% lower than the national average
  • In Colchester you have a 1 in 161 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Colchester is safer than 84% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Colchester has increased by 712%

Colchester crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Colchester (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Colchester

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Colchester is 1 in 1287
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Colchester is 1 in 184
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Colchester is 1 in 161

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

      Colchester police department

      ItemColchesterIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a30,690558,732
      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
      Blandinsville, IL718000
      La Harpe, IL1,4590872872
      Macomb, IL18,7713401,4521,792
      Good Hope, IL3965322,4132,945
      Sciota, IL675482,4863,034
      Augusta, IL4555822,6423,224
      Industry, IL4375842,6473,230
      Colchester, IL1,49278544622

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Chapel Hill, TN1,4923927831,175
      Lake Waccamaw, NC1,49182521603
      Fort Hancock, TX1,4912351,3421,578
      Keshena, WI1,493164825990
      Millbrook, NY1,49184322406
      Colchester, IL1,49278544622
      Source: The Colchester, 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.