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Total crime 34%
Violent crime 45%
Property crime 32%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGreenville/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime114n/a (estimate)1,6962,3372,580
Murder1n/a14.96.95.0
Rape0n/a0.046.042.6
Robbery2n/a29.7111.586.2
Assault11n/a163.6239.7246.8
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)208404381
Burglary10n/a148.7306.7376.0
Theft83n/a1,234.61,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft7n/a104.1153.8228.9
Property crime100n/a (estimate)1,4871,9332,200

Key findings

  • Greenville crime rates are 34% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Greenville are 45% lower than the national average
  • In Greenville you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Greenville is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Greenville has increased by 4%

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

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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 1.38 times less than the Illinois average and 1.52 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Greenville, is 1.94 times less than the Illinois average, and it is 1.83 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Greenville has a daily crime average that is 1.30 times less than the Illinois average and 1.48 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 36% safer than other cities of Illinois and 54% 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 481
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Greenville is 1 in 68
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Greenville is 1 in 59
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Greenville, Illinois? If you reside in Greenville, then there is a 1 in 481 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 68. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 59 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 increased by 100%, while the property crime rate in Greenville has decreased by 2% year over year. The number of total crimes in Greenville has increased by 4% 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
      Grantfork, IL3603029061,208
      New Douglas, IL3375292,5313,060
      Pocahontas, IL7676032,8863,489
      Smithboro, IL1716152,9433,559
      Keyesport, IL4436172,9513,568
      Coffeen, IL6086313,0213,652
      Greenville, IL6,8332081,4871,696

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Milford, OH6,8331012,7632,864
      Winthrop Harbor, IL6,832178342520
      Barrington, NJ6,831751,6961,772
      Whitinsville, MA6,8313371,2581,595
      Mountainside, NJ6,83529765794
      Greenville, IL6,8332081,4871,696
      Source: The Greenville, 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.