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Total crime 44%
Violent crime 69%
Property crime 40%
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 peopleGalesburg/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,714 (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)642 (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)3,072 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Galesburg crime rates are 44% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Galesburg are 69% higher than the national average
  • In Galesburg you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Galesburg is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Galesburg has increased by 4%

Galesburg crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Galesburg (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Galesburg

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Galesburg is 1 in 156
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Galesburg is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Galesburg is 1 in 27

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

      Galesburg police department

      ItemGalesburgIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8230,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.63.3
      There are a total of 82 Galesburg police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.8% less than the Illinois average and 21.7% 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
      Knoxville, IL2,7932111,0081,218
      Oak Run, IL5282821,3481,630
      Abingdon, IL3,1812921,3971,689
      Alexis, IL97901,9011,901
      Monmouth, IL9,2723432,3452,687
      East Galesburg, IL7375362,5663,102
      Henderson, IL2275512,6373,188
      Galesburg, IL31,4696423,0723,714

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Garfield, NJ31,4562451,8172,062
      Marrero, LA31,4546884,1924,881
      Fruit Cove, FL31,4191731,0231,196
      Mundelein, IL31,55086582668
      West Fargo, ND31,5571791,4101,589
      Galesburg, IL31,4696423,0723,714
      Source: The Galesburg, 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.