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Total crime 89%
Violent crime 100%
Property crime 87%
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 peopleErie/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4n/a (estimate)2662,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape0n/a0.048.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault0n/a0.0254.0250.2
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0407379
Burglary1n/a66.4271.7340.5
Theft3n/a199.21,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0148.2219.9
Property crime4n/a (estimate)2661,8472,110

Key findings

  • Erie crime rates are 89% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Erie are 100% lower than the national average
  • In Erie you have a 1 in 377 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Erie is safer than 95% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Erie has decreased by 33%

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      Daily Crime In Erie (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Erie

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Erie is 0
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Erie is 1 in 377
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Erie is 1 in 377

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

      Erie police department

      ItemErieIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)230,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.32.63.3
      There are a total of 2 Erie police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 52.8% less than the Illinois average and 61.6% 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
      Prophetstown, IL2,093000
      Princeton, IA1,10081524605
      Port Byron, IL1,670136617754
      Rapids City, IL1,095137620757
      Camanche, IA4,3681781,1561,334
      Colona, IL4,8762541,1911,445
      Fulton, IL3,4551501,8021,952
      Erie, IL1,5450266266

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Caddo Mills, TX1,54506363
      South Browning, MT1,5452271,2311,459
      Pelahatchie, MS1,5451069101,016
      Corydon, IA1,544120779899
      Oakland, IA1,544106686792
      Erie, IL1,5450266266
      Source: The Erie, 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.