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Total crime 78%
Violent crime 49%
Property crime 83%
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 peopleFairbury/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime20n/a (estimate)5552,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape0n/a0.048.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault7n/a194.3254.0250.2
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)194407379
Burglary5n/a138.8271.7340.5
Theft8n/a222.11,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0148.2219.9
Property crime13n/a (estimate)3611,8472,110

Key findings

  • Fairbury crime rates are 78% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fairbury are 49% lower than the national average
  • In Fairbury you have a 1 in 181 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fairbury is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fairbury has decreased by 61%

Fairbury crime map

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      Daily Crime In Fairbury (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Fairbury, per 100,000 residents. In Fairbury, the total number of daily crimes is 4.06 times less than the Illinois average and 4.48 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Fairbury are 2.09 times less than the Illinois average and 1.95 times less than the national average. For property crime, Fairbury has a daily crime rate that is 5.12 times less than the Illinois average and 5.85 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Fairbury (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Fairbury in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Fairbury safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Fairbury being safer than 50% of cities in Illinois and 66% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Illinois cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Fairbury. In conclusion, Fairbury ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fairbury

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fairbury is 1 in 515
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fairbury is 1 in 278
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fairbury is 1 in 181
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Fairbury? In Fairbury, you have a 1 in 515 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 278. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Fairbury, IL is 1 in 181.

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

      A good indicator of whether Fairbury 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 Fairbury has decreased by 22%, while the property crime rate in Fairbury has decreased by 70% year over year. The number of total crimes in Fairbury has decreased by 61% year over year.

      Fairbury police department

      ItemFairburyIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)930,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.63.3
      There are a total of 9 Fairbury police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.4% less than the Illinois average and 26.2% 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
      Chenoa, IL1,84064350414
      Colfax, IL1,08198688787
      Lexington, IL2,107165749914
      Forrest, IL1,0831928721,064
      Chatsworth, IL1,0072209991,219
      Pontiac, IL12,0162501,3201,570
      Cooksville, IL1705062,2962,803
      Fairbury, IL3,610194361555

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ozark, AR3,6108122,4073,219
      Warm Springs, OR3,6092112,0252,236
      Melrose, MN3,60955741796
      Two Harbors, MN3,6080142142
      Wellsville, UT3,6121231,1291,252
      Fairbury, IL3,610194361555
      Source: The Fairbury, 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.