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Total crime 70%
Violent crime 81%
Property crime 69%
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 peopleGeneva/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime161n/a (estimate)7352,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape1n/a4.648.042.6
Robbery2n/a9.198.481.6
Assault13n/a59.3254.0250.2
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)73407379
Burglary15n/a68.5271.7340.5
Theft128n/a584.31,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft2n/a9.1148.2219.9
Property crime145n/a (estimate)6621,8472,110

Key findings

  • Geneva crime rates are 70% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Geneva are 81% lower than the national average
  • In Geneva you have a 1 in 137 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Geneva is safer than 83% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Geneva has increased by 1%

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      Daily Crime In Geneva (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Geneva, IL per 100,000 people. In Geneva, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 3.07 times less than the Illinois average and 3.39 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Geneva is 5.57 times less than the Illinois average and 5.19 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Geneva has a daily crime rate that is 2.79 times less than the Illinois average and 3.19 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Geneva (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Geneva, Illinois compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Geneva safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Geneva is safer than 74% of Illinois cities, and 83% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Illinois, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Geneva. At this time, Geneva sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Geneva

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Geneva is 1 in 1370
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Geneva is 1 in 152
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Geneva is 1 in 137
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Geneva, Illinois? If you reside in Geneva, then there is a 1 in 1370 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 152. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 137 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Geneva.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Geneva, IL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Geneva has increased by 170%, while the property crime rate in Geneva has decreased by 5% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Geneva has increased by 1% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Geneva police department

      ItemGenevaIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4530,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.63.3
      There are a total of 45 Geneva police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.7% less than the Illinois average and 36.3% 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
      Campton Hills, IL11,50096271
      Naperville, IL145,78969136205
      Wayne, IL2,51341165206
      Prestbury, IL1,78057259316
      Sleepy Hollow, IL3,3380336336
      Elburn, IL5,59417335352
      Lily Lake, IL1,25380364445
      Geneva, IL21,73273662735

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Venice, FL21,722841,1931,277
      Chillicothe, OH21,7484757,2687,743
      Farragut, TN21,6902501,1141,364
      Brushy Creek, TX21,7801801,0281,208
      Tumwater, WA21,6843022,6812,983
      Geneva, IL21,73273662735
      Source: The Geneva, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.