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Total crime 72%
Violent crime 100%
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 peopleCowden/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4n/a (estimate)6942,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape0n/a0.048.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault0n/a0.0254.0250.2
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0407379
Burglary0n/a0.0271.7340.5
Theft3n/a520.81,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a173.6148.2219.9
Property crime4n/a (estimate)6941,8472,110

Key findings

  • Cowden crime rates are 72% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cowden are 100% lower than the national average
  • In Cowden you have a 1 in 145 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cowden is safer than 90% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cowden has decreased by 20%

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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 145
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cowden is 1 in 145

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Altamont, IL2,3141329221,054
      Windsor, IL1,4602169791,195
      Ramsey, IL1,3742231,0131,237
      Shelbyville, IL5,1474772,1652,642
      Pana, IL5,6734882,2132,700
      Strasburg, IL5015632,5553,119
      Windsor village, IL9655802,6293,208
      Cowden, IL5340694694

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      Trenton, NE5344493,0433,492
      Perrysville, IN5344782,5423,020
      Thornton, TX5346123,4914,102
      Mingoville, PA5343251,4901,815
      Clearview, WV5342101,0481,257
      Cowden, IL5340694694
      Source: The Cowden, 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.