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Total crime 64%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 66%
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.
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 peopleGardner/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)886 (estimate)2,2532,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a48.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a98.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a254.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)160 (estimate)407379
Burglaryn/an/an/a271.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)726 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Gardner crime rates are 64% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Gardner are 58% lower than the national average
  • In Gardner you have a 1 in 113 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Gardner is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Gardner has decreased by 4%

Gardner crime map

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      Daily Crime In Gardner (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gardner

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gardner is 1 in 625
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gardner is 1 in 138
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Gardner is 1 in 113

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

      Gardner police department

      ItemGardnerIllinoisNational
      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.

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      Essex, IL787000
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      Gardner, IL1,242160726886

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      Gardner, IL1,242160726886
      Source: The Gardner, 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.