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Total crime 71%
Violent crime 46%
Property crime 76%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDowns/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime7n/a (estimate)7222,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape1n/a103.148.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault1n/a103.1254.0250.2
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)206407379
Burglary0n/a0.0271.7340.5
Theft5n/a515.51,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0148.2219.9
Property crime5n/a (estimate)5151,8472,110

Key findings

  • Downs crime rates are 71% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Downs are 46% lower than the national average
  • In Downs you have a 1 in 139 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Downs is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Downs has not changed

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      Daily Crime In Downs (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Downs

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Downs is 1 in 485
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Downs is 1 in 194
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Downs is 1 in 139

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

      Downs police department

      ItemDownsIllinoisNational
      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.

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      Danvers, IL1,2919090181
      Hudson, IL1,7040330330
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      Colfax, IL1,08198688787
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      McLean, IL7791258781,004
      Farmer City, IL2,0772019141,115
      Downs, IL971206515722

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      Benton, WI9713711,8602,231
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      Downs, IL971206515722
      Source: The Downs, 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.