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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 peopleDetroit/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)n/a (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)n/a (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)n/a (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Detroit crime rates are equal to the national average
  • Violent crimes in Detroit are equal to the national average
  • In Detroit you have a chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Detroit is safer than 97% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Detroit has not changed

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

      Detroit police department

      ItemDetroitIllinoisNational
      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

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      Bluffs, IL734152152303
      Pittsfield, IL4,604159705864
      Winchester, IL1,6361979431,141
      Meredosia, IL1,0292111,0091,219
      Griggsville, IL1,3252131,0201,233
      White Hall, IL2,5263401,2761,616
      Pleasant Hill, IL1,21702,5862,586
      Detroit, IL109n/an/an/a

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lorraine, NY1095402,2232,763
      Frannie, WY1093432,8843,227
      La Cueva, NM1093461,3821,728
      Weldon Spring Heights, MO1092031,0691,272
      Harrison, SD1095132,1922,705
      Detroit, IL109n/an/an/a
      Source: The Detroit, 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.