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Total crime 62%
Violent crime 49%
Property crime 64%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDe Soto/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime15n/a (estimate)9782,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape0n/a0.046.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.0111.586.2
Assault3n/a195.6239.7246.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)196404381
Burglary2n/a130.4306.7376.0
Theft10n/a651.91,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0153.8228.9
Property crime12n/a (estimate)7821,9332,200

Key findings

  • De Soto crime rates are 62% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in De Soto are 49% lower than the national average
  • In De Soto you have a 1 in 103 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • De Soto is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in De Soto has decreased by 31%

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      Daily Crime In De Soto (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in De Soto

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in De Soto is 1 in 512
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in De Soto is 1 in 128
      The chance of being a victim of crime in De Soto is 1 in 103

      Year Over Year Crime In De Soto (per 100,000 people)

      De Soto police department

      ItemDe SotoIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)330,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.63.3
      There are a total of 3 De Soto police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.9% less than the Illinois average and 42.1% 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
      Crainville, IL1,456160766926
      Du Quoin, IL5,932243745988
      Carterville, IL5,7422219881,209
      Cambria, IL1,3372101,0041,214
      Elkville, IL1,1402151,0261,241
      Christopher, IL2,9825526991,251
      Royalton, IL1,1242171,0401,258
      De Soto, IL1,658196782978

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Wabasso Beach, FL1,65854320374
      Niverville, NY1,659120495615
      Presquille, LA1,659110670781
      Encantada-Ranchito-El Calaboz, TX1,6592311,3291,560
      Stratford, OK1,659651,3631,428
      De Soto, IL1,658196782978
      Source: The De Soto, 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.