Reported Annual Crime In Fairfield

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFairfield/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime115n/a (estimate)2,2982,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFairfield/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.3
Rape1n/a20.043.441.7
Robbery0n/a0.0137.298.0
Assault6n/a119.9250.4248.9
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)140439383
Burglary13n/a259.8339.5430.4
Theft93n/a1,858.51,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft2n/a40.0163.1237.4
Property crime108n/a (estimate)2,1582,0112,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Fairfield, IL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Fairfield, IL, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Fairfield, IL is 6% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Illinois, and when compared with the national average, is 16% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Fairfield, IL has 68% lower than violent crime rate than Illinois average, while remaining 63% lower than the national average. In property crime, Fairfield, IL is 7% higher than the average of Illinois and is 9% lower than the national average.
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The Fairfield crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Fairfield as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Fairfield crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fairfield is 16% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.3 daily crimes that occur in Fairfield.
  • Fairfield is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fairfield you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fairfield has decreased by 20%.

Compare Fairfield, IL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Fairfield (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Fairfield, IL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Illinois as well as national figures. In Fairfield, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.07 times less than the Illinois average and 1.19 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Fairfield, IL are 3.14 times less than the Illinois average and 2.74 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Fairfield, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.07 times more than the Illinois average and 1.09 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Fairfield (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Fairfield, IL area in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Fairfield, IL being safer than 37% of cities in Illinois and 55% of cities across the United States as a whole. 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 Fairfield, IL. In conclusion, Fairfield, IL now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fairfield

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fairfield is 1 in 715
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fairfield is 1 in 47
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fairfield is 1 in 44
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Fairfield, IL? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Fairfield, IL, you have a 1 in 715 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 47. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Fairfield, IL is 1 in 44.

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

Determining whether Fairfield, IL is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Fairfield, IL has decreased by 76% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 6% year over year. Total crimes for Fairfield, IL has decreased by 20% in the same time frame.

Fairfield police department

ItemFairfieldIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1630,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.12.63.3
There are a total of 16 Fairfield police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.9% greater than the Illinois average and 4% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Belle Prairie City, IL635802,6573,237
Wayne City, IL9516312,8893,519
Springerton, IL1176542,9963,650
Mill Shoals, IL1946553,0003,655
Cisne, IL6116723,0793,752
Keenes, IL606853,1363,821
Sims, IL2766863,1423,827
Fairfield, IL4,9441402,1582,298

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Chester, MD4,9443051,3531,658
Needles, CA4,9457383,5524,291
Eagar, AZ4,9432409201,160
Medina, TX4,9474562,6633,119
Circle Pines, MN4,9471611,4811,641
Fairfield, IL4,9441402,1582,298
Source: The Fairfield, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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