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Total crime 40%
Violent crime 64%
Property crime 36%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForest City/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,613 (estimate)2,3372,580
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)625 (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)2,988 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Forest City crime rates are 40% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Forest City are 64% higher than the national average
  • In Forest City you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Forest City is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Forest City has decreased by 5%

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

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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 1 in 161
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Forest City is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Forest City is 1 in 28

      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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      Glasford, IL1,234102102205
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      Havana, IL3,2519521,9372,889
      New Holland, IL1875192,4853,004
      Forest City, IL2256252,9883,613

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      Amherst, NE2253312,4172,748
      Vinita Terrace, MO2256243,2913,916
      Napoleon, MO2250472472
      Bynum, TX2256223,5824,203
      Hurley, MO2257704,0614,831
      Forest City, IL2256252,9883,613
      Source: The Forest City, 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.