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Total crime 31%
Violent crime 55%
Property crime 26%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created 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)3,256 (estimate)2,2532,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a48.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a98.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a254.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)588 (estimate)407379
Burglaryn/an/an/a271.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,668 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Golden crime rates are 31% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Golden are 55% higher than the national average
  • In Golden you have a 1 in 31 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 4%

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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 171
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Golden is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Golden is 1 in 31

      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, IL1,1351968891,085
      Mount Sterling, IL2,1842241,0151,238
      Mound Station, IL1585662,5663,132
      Mendon, IL9355752,6073,182
      Augusta, IL4555822,6423,224
      Loraine, IL3065912,6823,273
      La Prairie, IL686012,7273,328
      Golden, IL6435882,6683,256

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Orbisonia, PA6434121,8892,301
      Lakeside, OH643118831949
      Beaver Springs, PA6434211,9302,350
      Almena, WI6434182,0992,517
      Richfield, NC6435033,1903,693
      Golden, IL6435882,6683,256
      Source: The Golden, 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.