Annual Crime In Fairbury (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFairbury/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,433 (estimate)2,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFairbury/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a46.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a111.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a239.7246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)248 (estimate)404381
Burglaryn/an/an/a306.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a153.8228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,185 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Fairbury crime rates are 44% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fairbury are 35% lower than the national average
  • In Fairbury you have a 1 in 70 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fairbury is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fairbury has increased by 15%

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      Daily Crime In Fairbury (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Fairbury (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fairbury

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fairbury is 1 in 404
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fairbury is 1 in 85
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fairbury is 1 in 70

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

      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
      Lexington, IL2,107494998
      Chenoa, IL1,84064223286
      Colfax, IL1,0811788521,030
      Forrest, IL1,0831919131,104
      Chatsworth, IL1,0072191,0461,264
      Pontiac, IL12,0163391,4581,797
      Cooksville, IL1705032,4052,907
      Fairbury, IL3,6102481,1851,433

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ozark, AR3,6103441,8432,187
      Melrose, MN3,60955690745
      Warm Springs, OR3,6092122,1462,358
      Two Harbors, MN3,60857287344
      Wellsville, UT3,6121211,2381,359
      Fairbury, IL3,6102481,1851,433
      Source: The Fairbury, 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.