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Total crime 16%
Violent crime 2%
Property crime 19%
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 peopleDayton/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,163 (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)374 (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)1,789 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Dayton crime rates are 16% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Dayton are 2% lower than the national average
  • In Dayton you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Dayton is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Dayton has decreased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In Dayton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dayton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dayton is 1 in 268
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dayton is 1 in 56
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dayton is 1 in 47

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

      Dayton police department

      ItemDaytonIllinoisNational
      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
      Grand Ridge, IL588000
      North Utica, IL1,402149149298
      Newark, IL1,139139667807
      Earlville, IL1,6721929201,112
      LaSalle, IL9,48401,1381,138
      Sheridan, IL2,5432281,0891,317
      Marseilles, IL4,8921641,1911,356
      Dayton, IL5203741,7892,163

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sidell, IL520000
      Rocky Ridge, OH5203572,7763,133
      Rowes Run, PA5204292,0892,518
      Mount Calvary, WI5203121,6521,964
      Peterstown, WV5203371,7292,067
      Dayton, IL5203741,7892,163
      Source: The Dayton, 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.