Reported Annual Crime In Granite City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGranite City/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,125n/a (estimate)3,9122,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGranite City/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.57.85.3
Rape27n/a93.943.441.7
Robbery33n/a114.8137.298.0
Assault156n/a542.5250.4248.9
Violent crime217n/a (estimate)755439383
Burglary289n/a1,005.0339.5430.4
Theft525n/a1,825.81,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft94n/a326.9163.1237.4
Property crime908n/a (estimate)3,1582,0112,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Granite City, IL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Granite City, IL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Granite City, IL averages 60% higher than the rest of Illinois while the rate of crime on a national scale is 43% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Granite City, IL is 72% higher than the average rate of crime in Illinois and 97% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 57% higher than the remainder of the state of Illinois and 34% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Granite City, IL area.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Granite City crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Granite City is 43% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.72 daily crimes that occur in Granite City.
  • Granite City is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Granite City you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Granite City has increased by 10%.

Compare Granite City, IL Crime To Other Cities

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

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Granite City, IL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Illinois as well as national figures. In Granite City, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.60 times more than the Illinois average and 1.43 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Granite City, IL are 1.72 times more than the Illinois average and 1.97 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Granite City, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.57 times more than the Illinois average and 1.34 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, IL compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Granite City, IL safer than 4% when compared to other Illinois cities, and 9% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from 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, IL. At this time, Granite City, IL 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 133
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Granite City is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Granite City is 1 in 26
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Granite City, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Granite City, IL you have a 1 in 133 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 32 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Granite City, IL.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Granite City, IL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Granite City, IL has increased by 31%, the amount of property crime in Granite City, IL has increased by 5%, and the total amount of crime in Granite City, IL has increased by 10% year to 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
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Oakland, MO1,64973364436
Grantwood Village, MO1,01374398472
Troy, IL10,041148593741
Glen Carbon, IL12,78254693747
Webster Groves, MO23,111118727845
Warson Woods, MO1,8700878878
Glendale, MO5,91751832883
Granite City, IL29,6627553,1583,912

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Niles, IL29,6283871,7742,161
Bay Shore, NY29,7044091,7362,145
Sterling, VA29,5971971,7011,898
San Carlos, CA29,5961941,0791,273
Prairieville, LA29,7323502,1182,468
Granite City, IL29,6627553,1583,912
Source: The Granite City, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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