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Total crime 58%
Violent crime 50%
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. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForreston/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,053 (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)190 (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)863 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Forreston crime rates are 58% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Forreston are 50% lower than the national average
  • In Forreston you have a 1 in 95 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Forreston is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Forreston has decreased by 4%

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      Daily Crime In Forreston (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Forreston

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Forreston is 1 in 526
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Forreston is 1 in 116
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Forreston is 1 in 95

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

      Forreston police department

      ItemForrestonIllinoisNational
      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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      Lanark, IL1,54276455531
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      Mount Morris, IL3,00836826861
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      Pecatonica, IL2,3151989001,099
      Oregon, IL3,6572491,1281,377
      Forreston, IL1,7711908631,053

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Aberdeen, IN1,77152277329
      Olive Hill, KY1,771642,6282,692
      Montour Falls, NY1,771196750947
      Monterey Park, NM1,7714671,7482,215
      West Baraboo, WI1,771123617740
      Forreston, IL1,7711908631,053
      Source: The Forreston, 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.