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Total crime 51%
Violent crime 25%
Property crime 64%
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 peopleEureka/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime65n/a (estimate)1,2322,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape9n/a170.648.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault16n/a303.3254.0250.2
Violent crime25n/a (estimate)474407379
Burglary6n/a113.7271.7340.5
Theft30n/a568.61,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft4n/a75.8148.2219.9
Property crime40n/a (estimate)7581,8472,110

Key findings

  • Eureka crime rates are 51% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Eureka are 25% higher than the national average
  • In Eureka you have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Eureka is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Eureka has increased by 46%

Eureka crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Eureka (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Eureka, IL per 100,000 people. In Eureka, the total number of daily crimes is 1.83 times less than the Illinois average and 2.02 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Eureka is 1.16 times more than the Illinois average and 1.25 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Eureka has a daily crime rate that is 2.44 times less than the Illinois average and 2.78 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Eureka (higher is better)

      How safe is Eureka, Illinois compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Eureka is safer than 20% of the cities in Illinois and 28% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Illinois and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Eureka. Overall, Eureka is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Eureka

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Eureka is 1 in 212
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Eureka is 1 in 132
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Eureka is 1 in 82
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Eureka? In Eureka, IL you have a 1 in 212 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 132 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Eureka.

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

      A good indicator of whether Eureka is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Eureka has increased by 130%, while the property crime rate in Eureka has increased by 19% year over year. The number of total crimes in Eureka has increased by 46% year over year.

      Eureka police department

      ItemEurekaIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)630,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.12.63.3
      There are a total of 6 Eureka police officers. This results in 1.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 57.4% less than the Illinois average and 65.3% 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
      Danvers, IL1,2919090181
      Morton, IL16,343185475660
      Germantown Hills, IL3,491123559683
      Heritage Lake, IL1,482134610744
      Deer Creek, IL771151605756
      Tremont, IL1,942155702857
      Rome, IL1,754174788962
      Eureka, IL5,8274747581,232

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Carrizo Springs, TX5,8284812,7473,229
      Norwood, NJ5,82817327344
      Progreso, TX5,8265413,0863,627
      Wailea, HI5,833939241,017
      Stratmoor, CO5,8214423,0033,445
      Eureka, IL5,8274747581,232
      Source: The Eureka, 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.