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Total crime 71%
Violent crime 79%
Property crime 70%
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 peopleGreenville/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime46n/a (estimate)7212,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape0n/a0.048.042.6
Robbery1n/a15.798.481.6
Assault4n/a62.7254.0250.2
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)78407379
Burglary10n/a156.6271.7340.5
Theft27n/a422.91,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft4n/a62.7148.2219.9
Property crime41n/a (estimate)6421,8472,110

Key findings

  • Greenville crime rates are 71% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Greenville are 79% lower than the national average
  • In Greenville you have a 1 in 139 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Greenville is safer than 82% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Greenville has decreased by 58%

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      Daily Crime In Greenville (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Greenville for every 100,000 residents. The Greenville total amount of daily crime is 3.13 times less than the Illinois average and 3.45 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Greenville, is 5.20 times less than the Illinois average, and it is 4.84 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Greenville has a daily crime average that is 2.88 times less than the Illinois average and 3.29 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Greenville (higher is better)

      Is Greenville safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Greenville to other cities in the state and across the country, Greenville is 73% safer than other cities of Illinois and 82% safer than other cities in the nation. Greenville has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Greenville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Greenville is 1 in 1277
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Greenville is 1 in 156
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Greenville is 1 in 139
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Greenville, Illinois? If you reside in Greenville, then there is a 1 in 1277 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 156. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 139 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Greenville.

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

      A good indicator of whether Greenville 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 Greenville has decreased by 63%, while the property crime rate in Greenville has decreased by 57% year over year. The number of total crimes in Greenville has decreased by 57% year over year.

      Greenville police department

      ItemGreenvilleIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1330,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.63.3
      There are a total of 13 Greenville police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.8% less than the Illinois average and 42.8% 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
      Pierron, IL391000
      New Douglas, IL3375332,4172,950
      Grantfork, IL36002,9592,959
      Pocahontas, IL7676082,7563,364
      Smithboro, IL1716202,8113,431
      Keyesport, IL4436212,8183,440
      Coffeen, IL6086362,8853,521
      Greenville, IL6,83378642721

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Milford, OH6,8331741,9482,122
      Winthrop Harbor, IL6,832178342520
      Mountainside, NJ6,83544755798
      Whitinsville, MA6,8313271,1751,502
      Barrington, NJ6,83145937982
      Greenville, IL6,83378642721
      Source: The Greenville, 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.