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Total crime 66%
Violent crime 100%
Property crime 60%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCowden/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5n/a (estimate)8702,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape0n/a0.046.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.0111.586.2
Assault0n/a0.0239.7246.8
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0404381
Burglary1n/a173.9306.7376.0
Theft4n/a695.71,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0153.8228.9
Property crime5n/a (estimate)8701,9332,200

Key findings

  • Cowden crime rates are 66% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cowden are 100% lower than the national average
  • In Cowden you have a 1 in 116 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cowden is safer than 89% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cowden has decreased by 1%

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      Daily Crime In Cowden (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cowden

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cowden is 0
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cowden is 1 in 116
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cowden is 1 in 116

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

      Cowden police department

      ItemCowdenIllinoisNational
      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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      Windsor, IL1,4602141,0251,239
      Ramsey, IL1,3742221,0611,283
      Altamont, IL2,314881,6711,759
      Shelbyville, IL5,1474742,2672,740
      Pana, IL5,6734842,3172,801
      Strasburg, IL5015592,6763,235
      Windsor village, IL9655752,7533,328
      Cowden, IL5340870870

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      Thornton, TX5346003,4564,056
      Birch Tree, MO5347483,9454,693
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      Trenton, NE5344253,1043,529
      Cowden, IL5340870870
      Source: The Cowden, 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.