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Total crime 22%
Violent crime 45%
Property crime 18%
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 peopleElkhart/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,036 (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)548 (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)2,487 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Elkhart crime rates are 22% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Elkhart are 45% higher than the national average
  • In Elkhart you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Elkhart is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Elkhart has decreased by 4%

Elkhart crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Elkhart (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elkhart

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elkhart is 1 in 183
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elkhart is 1 in 41
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Elkhart is 1 in 33

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

      Elkhart police department

      ItemElkhartIllinoisNational
      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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      Williamsville, IL1,346134134267
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      Mason City, IL2,2724221,1251,547
      Spaulding, IL7663761,7072,083
      Elkhart, IL4075482,4873,036

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      Elkhart, IL4075482,4873,036
      Source: The Elkhart, 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.