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Total crime 65%
Violent crime 100%
Property crime 58%
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 peopleForest City/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2n/a (estimate)8812,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape0n/a0.048.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault0n/a0.0254.0250.2
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0407379
Burglary0n/a0.0271.7340.5
Theft2n/a881.11,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0148.2219.9
Property crime2n/a (estimate)8811,8472,110

Key findings

  • Forest City crime rates are 65% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Forest City are 100% lower than the national average
  • In Forest City you have a 1 in 114 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Forest City is safer than 87% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Forest City has decreased by 76%

Forest City crime map

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      Daily Crime In Forest City (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Forest City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Forest City is 0
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Forest City is 1 in 114
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Forest City is 1 in 114

      Year Over Year Crime In Forest City (per 100,000 people)

      Forest City police department

      ItemForest CityIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a30,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      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.

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      San Jose, IL6450166166
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      Forest City, IL2250881881

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      Beecher Falls, VT2252972,0932,390
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      Forest City, IL2250881881
      Source: The Forest City, 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.