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Total crime 100%
Violent crime 100%
Property crime 100%
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 peopleEssex/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)02,2532,489
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
Burglary0n/a0.0271.7340.5
Theft0n/a0.01,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0148.2219.9
Property crime0n/a (estimate)01,8472,110

Key findings

  • Essex crime rates are 100% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Essex are 100% lower than the national average
  • In Essex you have a 0 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Essex is safer than 97% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Essex has decreased by 100%

Essex crime map

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      Daily Crime In Essex (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Essex

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Essex is 0
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Essex is 0
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      Year Over Year Crime In Essex (per 100,000 people)

      Essex police department

      ItemEssexIllinoisNational
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Diamond, IL2,733000
      Herscher, IL1,46267133200
      Mazon, IL957103412514
      Coal City, IL5,68775543618
      Braidwood, IL6,102161548710
      Godley, IL730265529794
      Limestone, IL1,562153695848
      Essex, IL787000

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Isle, MN7873747,7218,095
      Bradford, AR7872731,0931,366
      Louise, TX7875313,0323,564
      Sharpsburg, MD7876362,7323,368
      Isleton, CA7878244711,296
      Essex, IL787000
      Source: The Essex, 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.