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Total crime 72%
Violent crime 67%
Property crime 73%
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 peopleForsyth/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)722 (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)125 (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)597 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Forsyth crime rates are 72% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Forsyth are 67% lower than the national average
  • In Forsyth you have a 1 in 139 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Forsyth is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Forsyth has decreased by 5%

Forsyth crime map

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

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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 802
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Forsyth is 1 in 168
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Forsyth is 1 in 139

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Warrensburg, IL1,365177353530
      Long Creek, IL1,508153732884
      Mount Zion, IL5,89486877963
      Harristown, IL1,2401788541,032
      Cerro Gordo, IL1,4041889001,088
      Argenta, IL1,1251899041,093
      Macon, IL1,2041899061,096
      Forsyth, IL3,421125597722

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sharpsburg, PA3,4215388071,346
      Justin, TX3,4221679611,127
      Gibson City, IL3,423334243577
      Story City, IA3,423147851998
      Pine Lawn, MO3,4233691,9452,313
      Forsyth, IL3,421125597722
      Source: The Forsyth, 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.