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Total crime 31%
Violent crime 53%
Property crime 27%
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 peopleGolden/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,377 (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)584 (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)2,794 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Golden crime rates are 31% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Golden are 53% higher than the national average
  • In Golden you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Golden is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Golden has decreased by 5%

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

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      Daily Crime In Golden (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Golden

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Golden is 1 in 172
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Golden is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Golden is 1 in 30

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

      Golden police department

      ItemGoldenIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a30,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      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

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      Camp Point, IL1,1351959311,125
      Mount Sterling, IL2,1842221,0621,284
      Mound Station, IL1585622,6873,248
      Mendon, IL9355712,7303,301
      Augusta, IL4555782,7663,344
      Loraine, IL3065872,8083,395
      La Prairie, IL685972,8563,452
      Golden, IL6435842,7943,377

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lakeside, OH643113880993
      Richfield, NC6435123,3753,887
      Beaver Springs, PA6434212,0492,470
      Almena, WI6434212,2262,647
      Warrior Run, PA6434162,0252,441
      Golden, IL6435842,7943,377
      Source: The Golden, 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.