The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Effingham, IL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Effingham, IL, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Effingham, IL is 27% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Illinois, and when compared with the national average, is 14% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Effingham, IL has 68% lower than violent crime rate than Illinois average, while remaining 63% lower than the national average. In property crime, Effingham, IL is 48% higher than the average of Illinois and is 26% higher than the national average.