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Total crime 74%
Violent crime 66%
Property crime 75%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; 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 peopleForsyth/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)613 (estimate)1,9852,346
Murdern/an/an/a9.16.5
Rapen/an/an/a40.438.4
Robberyn/an/an/a97.473.9
Assaultn/an/an/a278.9279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)132 (estimate)426388
Burglaryn/an/an/a246.4314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,143.51,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a169.5246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)481 (estimate)1,5591,958

Key findings

  • Forsyth crime rates are 74% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Forsyth are 66% lower than the national average
  • In Forsyth you have a 1 in 164 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Forsyth is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Forsyth has decreased by 12%

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      Daily Crime In Forsyth (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Forsyth

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Forsyth is 1 in 761
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Forsyth is 1 in 208
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Forsyth is 1 in 164

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

      Forsyth police department

      ItemForsythIllinoisNational
      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Warrensburg, IL1,365267356623
      Long Creek, IL1,508161590751
      Harristown, IL1,240188689877
      Cerro Gordo, IL1,404198726924
      Argenta, IL1,125199729928
      Macon, IL1,204200731931
      Mount Zion, IL5,8941901,0351,224
      Forsyth, IL3,421132481613

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sharpsburg, PA3,4215388071,346
      Justin, TX3,4221819111,092
      Story City, IA3,4231211,5721,693
      Gibson City, IL3,423152396548
      Pine Lawn, MO3,4233991,8592,258
      Forsyth, IL3,421132481613
      Source: The Forsyth, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.