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Total crime 68%
Violent crime 74%
Property crime 67%
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 peopleColfax/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime8n/a (estimate)7872,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape0n/a0.048.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault1n/a98.3254.0250.2
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)98407379
Burglary4n/a393.3271.7340.5
Theft3n/a295.01,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0148.2219.9
Property crime7n/a (estimate)6881,8472,110

Key findings

  • Colfax crime rates are 68% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Colfax are 74% lower than the national average
  • In Colfax you have a 1 in 128 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Colfax is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Colfax has decreased by 24%

Colfax crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Colfax (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Colfax

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Colfax is 1 in 1018
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Colfax is 1 in 146
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Colfax is 1 in 128

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

      Colfax police department

      ItemColfaxIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)130,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.92.63.3
      There are a total of 1 Colfax police officers. This results in 0.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 64.6% less than the Illinois average and 71.1% 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
      Chenoa, IL1,84064350414
      Gibson City, IL3,423152396548
      Fairbury, IL3,610194361555
      Downs, IL971206515722
      Lexington, IL2,107165749914
      Gridley, IL1,426171775946
      Forrest, IL1,0831928721,064
      Colfax, IL1,08198688787

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Baxter, IA1,081101658759
      Ellport, PA1,081138634772
      Upton, WY1,08185619704
      Okeene, OK1,0812021,3321,535
      Doe Run, MO1,0802431,2941,536
      Colfax, IL1,08198688787
      Source: The Colfax, 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.