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Total crime 12%
Violent crime 33%
Property crime 9%
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 peopleCreston/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,799 (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)506 (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)2,293 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Creston crime rates are 12% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Creston are 33% higher than the national average
  • In Creston you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Creston is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Creston has decreased by 4%

Creston crime map

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      Daily Crime In Creston (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Creston

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Creston is 1 in 198
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Creston is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Creston is 1 in 36

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

      Creston police department

      ItemCrestonIllinoisNational
      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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      Kingston, IL1,17008686
      Malta, IL1,0410173173
      Waterman, IL1,527164745910
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      Kirkland, IL1,6621818211,003
      Cortland, IL4,135469841,030
      Creston, IL7205062,2932,799

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      Elizabethtown, NY7204811,8412,322
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      Sugar Grove, VA7203362,6552,991
      Creston, IL7205062,2932,799
      Source: The Creston, 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.