Annual Crime In Danville (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDanville/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,067n/a (estimate)6,6242,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDanville/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder12n/a38.56.95.0
Rape53n/a169.946.042.6
Robbery103n/a330.1111.586.2
Assault391n/a1,253.1239.7246.8
Violent crime559n/a (estimate)1,791404381
Burglary379n/a1,214.6306.7376.0
Theft1,052n/a3,371.51,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft77n/a246.8153.8228.9
Property crime1,508n/a (estimate)4,8331,9332,200

Key findings

  • Danville crime rates are 157% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Danville are 371% higher than the national average
  • In Danville you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Danville is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Danville has decreased by 12%

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      Daily Crime In Danville (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Danville, IL per 100,000 people. In Danville, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 2.83 times more than the Illinois average and 2.57 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Danville is 4.43 times more than the Illinois average and 4.71 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Danville has a daily crime rate that is 2.50 times more than the Illinois average and 2.20 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Danville (higher is better)

      How safe is Danville, IL when compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Danville is safer than 1% of the cities in Illinois and 1% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Illinois and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Danville. Overall, Danville is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Danville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Danville is 1 in 56
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Danville is 1 in 21
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Danville is 1 in 16
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Danville? In Danville, you have a 1 in 56 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 21. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Danville, IL is 1 in 16.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Danville, IL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Danville has increased by 14%, while the property crime rate in Danville has decreased by 19% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Danville has decreased by 12% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Danville police department

      ItemDanvilleIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7530,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.63.3
      There are a total of 75 Danville police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.1% less than the Illinois average and 30.1% less than the National average.

      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
      Fithian, IL468000
      Henning, IL243000
      Indianola, IL318000
      Catlin, IL2,0590153153
      Fairmount, IL6220490490
      Belgium, IL4080518518
      Potomac, IL675281422703
      Danville, IL32,0301,7914,8336,624

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gillette, WY32,0331832,1762,358
      Mason, OH32,02518786804
      East Lake, FL32,0461669861,152
      Petersburg, VA31,9977102,9023,611
      La Verne, CA32,0782662,2722,539
      Danville, IL32,0301,7914,8336,624
      Source: The Danville, 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.