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Total crime 41%
Violent crime 31%
Property crime 43%
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 peopleGillespie/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,519 (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)263 (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)1,256 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Gillespie crime rates are 41% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Gillespie are 31% lower than the national average
  • In Gillespie you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Gillespie is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Gillespie has decreased by 5%

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

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      Daily Crime In Gillespie (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gillespie

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gillespie is 1 in 381
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gillespie is 1 in 80
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Gillespie is 1 in 66

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

      Gillespie police department

      ItemGillespieIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)930,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.63.3
      There are a total of 9 Gillespie police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.5% greater than the Illinois average and 16.5% 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
      Holiday Shores, IL2,785143686829
      Worden, IL1,1921889011,090
      Mount Olive, IL1,980511,1251,176
      Benld, IL1,5722131,0181,230
      Bunker Hill, IL1,730601,3101,369
      Staunton, IL4,8953481,6642,012
      East Gillespie, IL2635152,4632,977
      Gillespie, IL3,3232631,2561,519

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Avon, NY3,3242209061,126
      Middleville, MI3,3242659771,243
      Midland, NC3,3221841,2111,395
      Lordstown, OH3,325311,2301,261
      Dana, NC3,3212181,4361,654
      Gillespie, IL3,3232631,2561,519
      Source: The Gillespie, 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.