B+
Total crime 59%
Violent crime 50%
Property crime 79%
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 peopleGalena/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime125n/a (estimate)3,9622,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape2n/a63.448.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault4n/a126.8254.0250.2
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)190407379
Burglary6n/a190.2271.7340.5
Theft112n/a3,549.91,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a31.7148.2219.9
Property crime119n/a (estimate)3,7721,8472,110

Key findings

  • Galena crime rates are 59% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Galena are 50% lower than the national average
  • In Galena you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Galena is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Galena has increased by 47%

Galena crime map

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      Daily Crime In Galena (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Galena

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Galena is 1 in 526
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Galena is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Galena is 1 in 26

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

      Galena police department

      ItemGalenaIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1230,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.52.63.3
      There are a total of 12 Galena police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.9% greater than the Illinois average and 7.4% greater 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
      Cuba City, WI2,076000
      Elizabeth, IL7710277277
      The Galena Territory, IL1,24157259316
      Dickeyville, WI1,164120601720
      Bellevue, IA2,193118766884
      Hazel Green, WI1,04801,1431,143
      Sandy Hook, WI3872641,3231,586
      Galena, IL3,4021903,7723,962

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Red Oaks Mill, NY3,402170649818
      Ferriday, LA3,4023072,5492,856
      Mayfield, OH3,40156392447
      Old Mystic, CT3,40391707798
      Mansfield, PA3,40168136204
      Galena, IL3,4021903,7723,962
      Source: The Galena, 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.