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Total crime 79%
Violent crime 7%
Property crime 91%
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 peopleFairview Heights/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime762n/a (estimate)4,6142,3372,580
Murder1n/a6.16.95.0
Rape18n/a109.046.042.6
Robbery6n/a36.3111.586.2
Assault42n/a254.3239.7246.8
Violent crime67n/a (estimate)406404381
Burglary56n/a339.1306.7376.0
Theft615n/a3,723.71,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft24n/a145.3153.8228.9
Property crime695n/a (estimate)4,2081,9332,200

Key findings

  • Fairview Heights crime rates are 79% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fairview Heights are 7% higher than the national average
  • In Fairview Heights you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fairview Heights is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fairview Heights has not changed

Fairview Heights crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Fairview Heights (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Fairview Heights, Illinois is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Fairview Heights are 1.97 times more than the Illinois average and 1.79 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Fairview Heights are 1.00 times more than than Illinois and 1.07 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Fairview Heights are 2.18 times more than than Illinois and 1.91 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Fairview Heights (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Fairview Heights in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Fairview Heights safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Fairview Heights being safer than 9% of cities in Illinois and 16% 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 Fairview Heights. In conclusion, Fairview Heights ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fairview Heights

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fairview Heights is 1 in 247
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fairview Heights is 1 in 24
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fairview Heights is 1 in 22
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Fairview Heights, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 247. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 24 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Fairview Heights is 1 in 22.

      Year Over Year Crime In Fairview Heights (per 100,000 people)

      An ideal indicator of whether Fairview Heights is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Fairview Heights has increased by 43% and the rate of property crime in Fairview Heights has decreased by 3%. The total crime rate in Fairview Heights has not changed year to year.

      Fairview Heights police department

      ItemFairview HeightsIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5130,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.02.63.3
      There are a total of 51 Fairview Heights police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.7% greater than the Illinois average and 8.3% 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
      Smithton, IL3,79226209235
      Marine, IL872109217326
      Fairmont City, IL2,349122608730
      Freeburg, IL4,11147683730
      Maryville, IL7,837113666779
      Edwardsville, IL25,04452738790
      Troy, IL10,041127793920
      Fairview Heights, IL16,7934064,2084,614

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Country Club Hills, IL16,7944293,5563,984
      Artesia, CA16,7894841,9752,459
      Fayetteville, GA16,7801612,5882,749
      Mount Vernon, OH16,7771203,0713,191
      Welby, CO16,7715673,8184,385
      Fairview Heights, IL16,7934064,2084,614
      Source: The Fairview Heights, 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.