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Total crime 26%
Violent crime 48%
Property crime 22%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used 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)3,257 (estimate)2,3372,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a46.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a111.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a239.7246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)563 (estimate)404381
Burglaryn/an/an/a306.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a153.8228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,694 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Compton crime rates are 26% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Compton are 48% higher than the national average
  • In Compton you have a 1 in 31 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 5%

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 178
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Compton is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Compton is 1 in 31

      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.

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      Leland, IL8440217217
      Ashton, IL1,0080223223
      Amboy, IL2,519215301517
      Mendota, IL7,1821428641,005
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      Franklin Grove, IL1,0601929211,113
      Shabbona, IL9824742,2672,741
      Compton, IL2595632,6943,257

      Cities with similar population

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      Woodbury, PA2593951,9212,316
      Geraldine, MT2595573,7154,271
      Montour, IA2593302,2322,562
      Nageezi, NM2591,3855,5276,912
      Orient, OH2593732,9003,273
      Compton, IL2595632,6943,257
      Source: The Compton, 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.