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Total crime 57%
Violent crime 49%
Property crime 59%
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.
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 peopleForrest/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,064 (estimate)2,2532,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a48.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a98.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a254.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)192 (estimate)407379
Burglaryn/an/an/a271.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)872 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Forrest crime rates are 57% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Forrest are 49% lower than the national average
  • In Forrest you have a 1 in 94 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Forrest is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Forrest has decreased by 4%

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      Daily Crime In Forrest (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Forrest

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Forrest is 1 in 521
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Forrest is 1 in 115
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Forrest is 1 in 94

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

      Forrest police department

      ItemForrestIllinoisNational
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fairbury, IL3,610194361555
      Colfax, IL1,08198688787
      Chatsworth, IL1,0072209991,219
      Pontiac, IL12,0162501,3201,570
      Strawn, IL1025512,5013,052
      Kempton, IL1505592,5373,097
      Anchor, IL1425832,6423,224
      Forrest, IL1,0831928721,064

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Coyne Center, IL1,083174791965
      Laurel, NY1,08350193243
      Bon Aqua Junction, TN1,0832841,2651,548
      Stateline, NV1,0831999361,135
      Atwater, MN1,08309090
      Forrest, IL1,0831928721,064
      Source: The Forrest, 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.