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Total crime 11%
Violent crime 37%
Property crime 6%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDixon/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime315n/a (estimate)2,0871,9852,346
Murder1n/a6.69.16.5
Rape25n/a165.640.438.4
Robbery2n/a13.297.473.9
Assault9n/a59.6278.9279.7
Violent crime37n/a (estimate)245426388
Burglary27n/a178.9246.4314.2
Theft244n/a1,616.31,143.51,398.0
Vehicle theft7n/a46.4169.5246.0
Property crime278n/a (estimate)1,8421,5591,958

Key findings

  • Dixon crime rates are 11% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Dixon are 37% lower than the national average
  • In Dixon you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Dixon is safer than 43% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Dixon has not changed

Dixon crime map

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The Dixon crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Dixon 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 Dixon crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Dixon (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Dixon, IL per 100,000 people. In Dixon, the total number of daily crimes is 1.05 times more than the Illinois average and 1.12 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Dixon is 1.74 times less than the Illinois average and 1.58 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Dixon has a daily crime rate that is 1.18 times more than the Illinois average and 1.06 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Dixon (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Dixon in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Dixon safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Dixon being safer than 31% of cities in Illinois and 43% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Illinois cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Dixon. In conclusion, Dixon ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dixon

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dixon is 1 in 409
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dixon is 1 in 55
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dixon is 1 in 48
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Dixon, Illinois? If you reside in Dixon, then there is a 1 in 409 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 55. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 48 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Dixon.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Dixon is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Dixon has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have not changed in Dixon, while property crimes in Dixon have not changed. Total crime has not changed year over year.

      Dixon police department

      ItemDixonIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3030,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.63.3
      There are a total of 30 Dixon police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27% less than the Illinois average and 40.5% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mount Morris, IL3,00836826861
      Ashton, IL1,008196717913
      Franklin Grove, IL1,060203743946
      Polo, IL2,131229734963
      Rock Falls, IL9,10480903984
      Amboy, IL2,5192617391,000
      Oregon, IL3,6572609531,213
      Dixon, IL14,8022451,8422,087

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Jacksonville, TX14,8032691,6371,907
      Gantt, SC14,7886433,2953,938
      Englewood, FL14,7863731,7172,090
      Tenafly, NJ14,82135451485
      Greenwood, MS14,7803282,3682,696
      Dixon, IL14,8022451,8422,087
      Source: The Dixon, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.