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Total crime 26%
Violent crime 49%
Property crime 22%
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. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCompton/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,140 (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)567 (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)2,573 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Compton crime rates are 26% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Compton are 49% higher than the national average
  • In Compton you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Compton is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Compton has decreased by 4%

Compton crime map

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      Daily Crime In Compton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Compton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Compton is 1 in 177
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Compton is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Compton is 1 in 32

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

      Compton police department

      ItemComptonIllinoisNational
      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

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      Amboy, IL2,5192617391,000
      Mendota, IL7,1821578551,011
      Ashton, IL1,0081878491,036
      Franklin Grove, IL1,0601948791,073
      Earlville, IL1,672631,5111,574
      Shabbona, IL9824772,1652,642
      Leland, IL8444802,1792,659
      Compton, IL2595672,5733,140

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Woodbury, PA2593951,8092,204
      Nageezi, NM2591,3455,0316,375
      Verona, IL2595482,4833,031
      Fort Atkinson, IA2593152,0432,357
      Avera, GA2595343,7214,255
      Compton, IL2595672,5733,140
      Source: The Compton, 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.