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Total crime 17%
Violent crime 39%
Property crime 14%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; 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 peopleDorchester/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,923 (estimate)2,2532,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a48.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a98.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a254.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)528 (estimate)407379
Burglaryn/an/an/a271.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,395 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Dorchester crime rates are 17% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Dorchester are 39% higher than the national average
  • In Dorchester you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Dorchester is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Dorchester has decreased by 4%

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

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      Daily Crime In Dorchester (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dorchester

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dorchester is 1 in 190
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dorchester is 1 in 42
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dorchester is 1 in 35

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

      Dorchester police department

      ItemDorchesterIllinoisNational
      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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      Brighton, IL2,31647421468
      Holiday Shores, IL2,785144655799
      Bethalto, IL9,364108809917
      Hamel, IL1,015369615984
      Worden, IL1,1921908611,050
      Benld, IL1,5722149721,186
      Bunker Hill, IL1,73001,2541,254
      Dorchester, IL1335282,3952,923

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      Hico, WV1333371,6852,023
      Loco, OK1336214,0894,710
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      Miesville, MN1332302,0222,251
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      Dorchester, IL1335282,3952,923
      Source: The Dorchester, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.