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Total crime 18%
Violent crime 10%
Property crime 23%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFairfield/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime106n/a (estimate)2,1152,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape5n/a99.746.042.6
Robbery1n/a19.9111.586.2
Assault15n/a299.2239.7246.8
Violent crime21n/a (estimate)419404381
Burglary8n/a159.6306.7376.0
Theft74n/a1,476.21,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft3n/a59.8153.8228.9
Property crime85n/a (estimate)1,6961,9332,200

Key findings

  • Fairfield crime rates are 18% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fairfield are 10% higher than the national average
  • In Fairfield you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fairfield is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fairfield has decreased by 8%

Fairfield crime map

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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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Fairfield crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Fairfield (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Fairfield, per 100,000 residents. In Fairfield, the total number of daily crimes is 1.11 times less than the Illinois average and 1.22 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Fairfield are 1.04 times more than the Illinois average and 1.10 times more than the national average. For property crime, Fairfield has a daily crime rate that is 1.14 times less than the Illinois average and 1.30 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Fairfield (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Fairfield in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Fairfield safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Fairfield being safer than 18% of cities in Illinois and 30% 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 Fairfield. In conclusion, Fairfield ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fairfield

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fairfield is 1 in 239
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fairfield is 1 in 59
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fairfield is 1 in 48
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Fairfield? In Fairfield, you have a 1 in 239 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 59. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Fairfield, IL is 1 in 48.

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

      Determining whether Fairfield is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Fairfield violent crime rates have increased by 199%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 21% year over year. Total crimes for Fairfield has decreased by 8% 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
      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
      Belle Prairie City, IL635342,5543,088
      Wayne City, IL9515802,7773,357
      Springerton, IL1176022,8803,481
      Mill Shoals, IL1946032,8833,486
      Cisne, IL6116192,9603,579
      Keenes, IL606303,0153,645
      Sims, IL2766313,0203,651
      Fairfield, IL4,9444191,6962,115

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Chester, MD4,9442861,2381,524
      Eagar, AZ4,943185779964
      Needles, CA4,9451,1734,0165,189
      Circle Pines, MN4,9471491,3471,495
      Medina, TX4,9474272,4592,886
      Fairfield, IL4,9444191,6962,115
      Source: The Fairfield, 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.