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Total crime 26%
Violent crime 117%
Property crime 10%
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 peopleGranite City/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime888n/a (estimate)3,1362,2532,489
Murder1n/a3.56.65.0
Rape34n/a120.148.042.6
Robbery29n/a102.498.481.6
Assault169n/a596.9254.0250.2
Violent crime233n/a (estimate)823407379
Burglary222n/a784.0271.7340.5
Theft320n/a1,130.11,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft113n/a399.1148.2219.9
Property crime655n/a (estimate)2,3131,8472,110

Key findings

  • Granite City crime rates are 26% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Granite City are 117% higher than the national average
  • In Granite City you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Granite City is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Granite City has decreased by 5%

Granite City crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Granite City (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Granite City, per 100,000 residents. In Granite City, the total number of daily crimes is 1.39 times more than the Illinois average and 1.26 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Granite City are 2.02 times more than the Illinois average and 2.17 times more than the national average. For property crime, Granite City has a daily crime rate that is 1.25 times more than the Illinois average and 1.10 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Granite City (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Granite City, Illinois compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Granite City safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Granite City is safer than 6% of Illinois cities, and 9% 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 Granite City. At this time, Granite City sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Granite City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Granite City is 1 in 122
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Granite City is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Granite City is 1 in 32
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Granite City? In Granite City, IL you have a 1 in 122 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Granite City.

      Year Over Year Crime In Granite City (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Granite City, Illinois (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Granite City has increased by 7%, the amount of property crime in Granite City has decreased by 9%, and the total amount of crime in Granite City has decreased by 5% year over year.

      Granite City police department

      ItemGranite CityIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6930,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.63.3
      There are a total of 69 Granite City police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.5% less than the Illinois average and 28.7% 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
      Lakeshire, MO1,64172287359
      Grantwood Village, MO1,01369370440
      Oakland, MO1,64969370440
      Glen Carbon, IL12,78231656687
      Webster Groves, MO23,111109717826
      Warson Woods, MO1,8700831831
      Edwardsville, IL25,04464771834
      Granite City, IL29,6628232,3133,136

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Niles, IL29,6281242,1442,268
      Bay Shore, NY29,7044121,5741,986
      Sterling, VA29,5971971,5581,756
      San Carlos, CA29,5961911,0071,197
      Prairieville, LA29,7323451,9892,334
      Granite City, IL29,6628232,3133,136
      Source: The Granite City, 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.