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Total crime 26%
Violent crime 61%
Property crime 20%
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 peopleHartford/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime26n/a (estimate)1,9132,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape1n/a73.646.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.0111.586.2
Assault1n/a73.6239.7246.8
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)147404381
Burglary2n/a147.2306.7376.0
Theft22n/a1,618.81,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0153.8228.9
Property crime24n/a (estimate)1,7661,9332,200

Key findings

  • Hartford crime rates are 26% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hartford are 61% lower than the national average
  • In Hartford you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hartford is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hartford has decreased by 3%

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      Daily Crime In Hartford (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hartford

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hartford is 1 in 680
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hartford is 1 in 57
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hartford is 1 in 53

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

      Hartford police department

      ItemHartfordIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)530,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.52.63.3
      There are a total of 5 Hartford police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.6% greater than the Illinois average and 8% greater 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
      Fairmont City, IL2,349122608730
      Maryville, IL7,837113666779
      Edwardsville, IL25,04452738790
      Holiday Shores, IL2,785143686829
      Hamel, IL1,0150860860
      Troy, IL10,041127793920
      Bethalto, IL9,36454871925
      Hartford, IL1,5691471,7661,913

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Chesapeake, WV1,570129661790
      Robie Creek, ID1,57045290335
      Tryon, NC1,568115760876
      Battle Ground, IN1,568102580681
      Spencerville, NM1,5683191,2711,590
      Hartford, IL1,5691471,7661,913
      Source: The Hartford, 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.