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Total crime 28%
Violent crime 50%
Property crime 24%
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 peopleDakota/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,299 (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)570 (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)2,729 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Dakota crime rates are 28% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Dakota are 50% higher than the national average
  • In Dakota you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Dakota is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Dakota has decreased by 5%

Dakota crime map

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The Dakota crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Dakota as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Dakota crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Dakota (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dakota

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dakota is 1 in 176
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dakota is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dakota is 1 in 31

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

      Dakota police department

      ItemDakotaIllinoisNational
      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
      Lake Summerset, IL1,943145696841
      Durand, IL1,3151758391,015
      Pecatonica, IL2,3151979431,140
      Winnebago, IL3,0081011,0431,144
      Lena, IL2,8762059791,184
      Monroe, WI10,7711041,2011,305
      Juda, WI2893982,1032,501
      Dakota, IL4985702,7293,299

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Urbanna, VA4982151,7882,002
      Horton Bay, MI4982549371,192
      Adell, WI4983171,6761,993
      Callery, PA498000
      North Chevy Chase, MD4981898211,011
      Dakota, IL4985702,7293,299
      Source: The Dakota, 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.