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Total crime 74%
Violent crime 81%
Property crime 73%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFreeburg/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime27n/a (estimate)6372,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape0n/a0.048.042.6
Robbery1n/a23.698.481.6
Assault2n/a47.2254.0250.2
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)71407379
Burglary5n/a117.9271.7340.5
Theft18n/a424.51,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a23.6148.2219.9
Property crime24n/a (estimate)5661,8472,110

Key findings

  • Freeburg crime rates are 74% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Freeburg are 81% lower than the national average
  • In Freeburg you have a 1 in 158 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Freeburg is safer than 84% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Freeburg has decreased by 13%

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

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      Daily Crime In Freeburg (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Freeburg on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Illinois and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Freeburg (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois, are 3.54 times less than the state average and 3.91 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Freeburg on a daily basis are 5.75 times less than than Illinois average and 5.36 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Freeburg are 3.26 times less than the daily state average and 3.73 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Freeburg (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Freeburg in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Freeburg safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Freeburg being safer than 77% of cities in Illinois and 84% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Illinois cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Freeburg. In conclusion, Freeburg ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Freeburg

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Freeburg is 1 in 1414
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Freeburg is 1 in 177
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Freeburg is 1 in 158
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Freeburg, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1414. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 177 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Freeburg is 1 in 158.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Freeburg is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Freeburg has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 51% in Freeburg, while property crimes in Freeburg have decreased by 17%. Total crime has decreased by 13% year over year.

      Freeburg police department

      ItemFreeburgIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)830,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.63.3
      There are a total of 8 Freeburg police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.6% less than the Illinois average and 43.5% less than the National average.

      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
      Smithton, IL3,7920391391
      Trenton, IL2,68077386463
      Mascoutah, IL7,91725593618
      New Athens, IL2,106106531637
      New Baden, IL3,35862584646
      Millstadt, IL3,911414517930
      Fairmont City, IL2,34901,0201,020
      Freeburg, IL4,11171566637

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      Fort Gibson, OK4,1113027051,007
      Rumford, ME4,1113172,6462,963
      Lakewood, IL4,11125549574
      Redland, AL4,1121638531,016
      Oliver Springs, TN4,110581,7261,784
      Freeburg, IL4,11171566637
      Source: The Freeburg, 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.