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Total crime 28%
Violent crime 52%
Property crime 24%
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 peopleHanover/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,198 (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)578 (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)2,620 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Hanover crime rates are 28% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hanover are 52% higher than the national average
  • In Hanover you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hanover is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hanover has decreased by 4%

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      Daily Crime In Hanover (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hanover

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hanover is 1 in 174
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hanover is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hanover is 1 in 32

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

      Hanover police department

      ItemHanoverIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)130,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.22.63.3
      There are a total of 1 Hanover police officers. This results in 1.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 55.3% less than the Illinois average and 63.6% 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.

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Elizabeth, IL7710277277
      The Galena Territory, IL1,24157259316
      Stockton, IL1,877117703820
      Preston, IA1,037111720830
      Bellevue, IA2,193118766884
      Apple Canyon Lake, IL3713091,4011,709
      Springbrook, IA1373041,9722,276
      Hanover, IL6835782,6203,198

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      Ruch, OR6832412,3152,555
      Caledonia, OH6833622,5432,906
      Emily, MN6832081,8342,042
      Caddo Valley, AR6831705,7825,952
      Lenkerville, PA6834221,9352,357
      Hanover, IL6835782,6203,198
      Source: The Hanover, 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.