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Total crime 72%
Violent crime 93%
Property crime 68%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGeneva/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime160n/a (estimate)7252,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape0n/a0.046.042.6
Robbery1n/a4.5111.586.2
Assault5n/a22.6239.7246.8
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)27404381
Burglary27n/a122.3306.7376.0
Theft125n/a566.11,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a9.1153.8228.9
Property crime154n/a (estimate)6971,9332,200

Key findings

  • Geneva crime rates are 72% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Geneva are 93% lower than the national average
  • In Geneva you have a 1 in 139 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Geneva is safer than 89% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Geneva has decreased by 16%

Geneva crime map

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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 3.23 times less than the Illinois average and 3.56 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Geneva is 14.87 times less than the Illinois average and 14.01 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Geneva has a daily crime rate that is 2.77 times less than the Illinois average and 3.15 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 84% of Illinois cities, and 89% 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 3681
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Geneva is 1 in 144
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Geneva is 1 in 139
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Geneva, Illinois? If you reside in Geneva, then there is a 1 in 3681 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 144. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 139 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 decreased by 34%, while the property crime rate in Geneva has decreased by 16% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Geneva has decreased by 16% 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, IL11,5009150159
      Wayne, IL2,5130205205
      Naperville, IL145,78969136205
      Elburn, IL5,5940220220
      Sleepy Hollow, IL3,33860241302
      Prestbury, IL1,78057271328
      Winfield, IL9,543102338440
      Geneva, IL21,73227697725

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Venice, FL21,7221071,3831,490
      Chillicothe, OH21,7484857,5658,050
      Farragut, TN21,6902621,1871,449
      Tumwater, WA21,6843593,0043,363
      Brushy Creek, TX21,7801771,0181,194
      Geneva, IL21,73227697725
      Source: The Geneva, 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.