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Total crime 1%
Violent crime 46%
Property crime 9%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFreeport/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime621n/a (estimate)2,6002,3372,580
Murder1n/a4.26.95.0
Rape20n/a83.746.042.6
Robbery7n/a29.3111.586.2
Assault21n/a87.9239.7246.8
Violent crime49n/a (estimate)205404381
Burglary89n/a372.6306.7376.0
Theft468n/a1,959.21,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft15n/a62.8153.8228.9
Property crime572n/a (estimate)2,3951,9332,200

Key findings

  • Freeport crime rates are 1% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Freeport are 46% lower than the national average
  • In Freeport you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Freeport is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Freeport has decreased by 10%

Freeport crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Freeport (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Freeport, IL per 100,000 people. In Freeport, the total number of daily crimes is 1.11 times more than the Illinois average and 1.01 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Freeport is 1.97 times less than the Illinois average and 1.86 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Freeport has a daily crime rate that is 1.24 times more than the Illinois average and 1.09 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Freeport (higher is better)

      How safe is Freeport, Illinois compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Freeport is safer than 27% of the cities in Illinois and 42% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Illinois and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Freeport. Overall, Freeport is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Freeport

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Freeport is 1 in 488
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Freeport is 1 in 42
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Freeport is 1 in 39
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Freeport, Illinois? If you reside in Freeport, then there is a 1 in 488 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 42. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 39 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Freeport.

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

      A good indicator of whether Freeport is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Freeport has increased by 4%, while the property crime rate in Freeport has decreased by 11% year over year. The number of total crimes in Freeport has decreased by 10% year over year.

      Freeport police department

      ItemFreeportIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7330,690558,732
      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
      Lanark, IL1,54207575
      Shannon, IL6460574574
      Lake Summerset, IL1,943145696841
      Forreston, IL1,7711899041,092
      Pecatonica, IL2,3151979431,140
      Lena, IL2,8762059791,184
      Cedarville, IL6135302,5383,069
      Freeport, IL24,7842052,3952,600

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      San Lorenzo, CA24,7904682,4942,962
      Chanhassen, MN24,79692837930
      Temescal Valley, CA24,7974622,4602,922
      Caledonia, WI24,76784603687
      Woodburn, OR24,7654263,6964,122
      Freeport, IL24,7842052,3952,600
      Source: The Freeport, 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.