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Total crime 85%
Violent crime 100%
Property crime 82%
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 peopleErie/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime6n/a (estimate)3952,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape0n/a0.046.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.0111.586.2
Assault0n/a0.0239.7246.8
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0404381
Burglary2n/a131.7306.7376.0
Theft3n/a197.51,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a65.8153.8228.9
Property crime6n/a (estimate)3951,9332,200

Key findings

  • Erie crime rates are 85% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Erie are 100% lower than the national average
  • In Erie you have a 1 in 254 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 49%

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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 254
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Erie is 1 in 254

      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, IL2,09305151
      Hillsdale, IL5570196196
      Princeton, IA1,10076511587
      Port Byron, IL1,670135647782
      Rapids City, IL1,095136650785
      Albany, IL989114685799
      Camanche, IA4,3681671,1281,295
      Erie, IL1,5450395395

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Caddo Mills, TX1,54506363
      South Browning, MT1,5452101,4011,611
      Pelahatchie, MS1,545909201,009
      Fosston, MN1,5441079741,081
      Kenwood Estates, FL1,5461741,0321,206
      Erie, IL1,5450395395
      Source: The Erie, 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.