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Total crime 20%
Violent crime 7%
Property crime 23%
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 peopleGeneseo/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,052 (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)355 (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)1,697 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Geneseo crime rates are 20% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Geneseo are 7% lower than the national average
  • In Geneseo you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Geneseo is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Geneseo has increased by 94%

Geneseo crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Geneseo (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Geneseo

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Geneseo is 1 in 282
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Geneseo is 1 in 59
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Geneseo is 1 in 49

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

      Geneseo police department

      ItemGeneseoIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1830,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.63.3
      There are a total of 18 Geneseo police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.5% greater than the Illinois average and 15.7% 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
      Hillsdale, IL5570196196
      Erie, IL1,5450395395
      Cambridge, IL2,16296335431
      Hampton, IL1,996111498609
      Le Claire, IA3,931224499723
      Port Byron, IL1,670135647782
      Rapids City, IL1,095136650785
      Geneseo, IL6,5893551,6972,052

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Emmett, ID6,5902189901,208
      East Glenville, NY6,5873331,3681,701
      Wharton, NJ6,586311,0641,095
      Lucas, TX6,585134770903
      Laurence Harbor, NJ6,5841971,3321,530
      Geneseo, IL6,5893551,6972,052
      Source: The Geneseo, 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.