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Total crime 58%
Violent crime 67%
Property crime 57%
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 peopleDwight/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime43n/a (estimate)1,0732,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape0n/a0.046.042.6
Robbery2n/a49.9111.586.2
Assault3n/a74.8239.7246.8
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)125404381
Burglary1n/a24.9306.7376.0
Theft30n/a748.31,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft7n/a174.6153.8228.9
Property crime38n/a (estimate)9481,9332,200

Key findings

  • Dwight crime rates are 58% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Dwight are 67% lower than the national average
  • In Dwight you have a 1 in 94 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Dwight is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Dwight has decreased by 43%

Dwight crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Dwight (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Dwight on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Illinois and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Dwight (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois, are 2.18 times less than the state average and 2.41 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Dwight on a daily basis are 3.24 times less than than Illinois average and 3.05 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Dwight are 2.04 times less than the daily state average and 2.32 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Dwight (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Illinois and all other cities across the US, is Dwight safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Dwight is safer than 56% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Dwight is safer than 73% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Illinois and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Dwight. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Dwight is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dwight

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dwight is 1 in 802
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dwight is 1 in 106
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dwight is 1 in 94
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Dwight? If you reside in Dwight, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 802. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 106 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Dwight, is 1 in 94.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Dwight is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Dwight has decreased by 63% and the rate of property crime in Dwight has decreased by 38%. The total crime rate in Dwight has decreased by 43% year to year.

      Dwight police department

      ItemDwightIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)930,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.63.3
      There are a total of 9 Dwight police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.1% less than the Illinois average and 34.9% 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
      Diamond, IL2,73304040
      Coal City, IL5,6879475169
      Godley, IL7300804804
      Braidwood, IL6,102177724901
      Gardner, IL1,242159760919
      Pontiac, IL12,0163391,4581,797
      Seneca, IL2,5655761,7742,350
      Dwight, IL4,1681259481,073

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Dilley, TX4,1682481,1971,446
      Sidney, NY4,1673511,4461,797
      Centralia, MO4,1672821,6691,951
      Ely, NV4,1694081,8372,244
      Moses Lake North, WA4,1673243,0613,385
      Dwight, IL4,1681259481,073
      Source: The Dwight, 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.