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Total crime 72%
Violent crime 92%
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 peopleGlen Carbon/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime89n/a (estimate)6872,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape0n/a0.048.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault4n/a30.9254.0250.2
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)31407379
Burglary8n/a61.7271.7340.5
Theft69n/a532.51,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft8n/a61.7148.2219.9
Property crime85n/a (estimate)6561,8472,110

Key findings

  • Glen Carbon crime rates are 72% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Glen Carbon are 92% lower than the national average
  • In Glen Carbon you have a 1 in 146 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Glen Carbon is safer than 88% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Glen Carbon has decreased by 35%

Glen Carbon crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Glen Carbon (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Glen Carbon on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Illinois and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Glen Carbon (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois, are 3.28 times less than the state average and 3.62 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Glen Carbon on a daily basis are 13.18 times less than than Illinois average and 12.29 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Glen Carbon are 2.81 times less than the daily state average and 3.22 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Glen Carbon (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Glen Carbon, Illinois compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Glen Carbon safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Glen Carbon is safer than 85% of Illinois cities, and 88% 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 Glen Carbon. At this time, Glen Carbon sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Glen Carbon

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Glen Carbon is 1 in 3240
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Glen Carbon is 1 in 153
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Glen Carbon is 1 in 146
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Glen Carbon? If you reside in Glen Carbon, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 3240. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 153 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Glen Carbon, is 1 in 146.

      Year Over Year Crime In Glen Carbon (per 100,000 people)

      A good indicator of whether Glen Carbon is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Glen Carbon has decreased by 55%, while the property crime rate in Glen Carbon has decreased by 34% year over year. The number of total crimes in Glen Carbon has decreased by 35% year over year.

      Glen Carbon police department

      ItemGlen CarbonIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2530,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.63.3
      There are a total of 25 Glen Carbon police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.8% less than the Illinois average and 40.4% 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
      Marine, IL872109217326
      Holiday Shores, IL2,785144655799
      Edwardsville, IL25,04464771834
      Troy, IL10,041145706851
      Maryville, IL7,837124772896
      St. Jacob, IL1,354165748912
      Bethalto, IL9,364108809917
      Glen Carbon, IL12,78231656687

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bedford, OH12,7821521,2581,410
      Conneaut, OH12,7821512,0292,180
      Forest Hill, TX12,7742763,1693,445
      Minden, LA12,7908763,3134,189
      Fruita, CO12,7901631,5401,703
      Glen Carbon, IL12,78231656687
      Source: The Glen Carbon, 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.