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Total crime 8%
Violent crime 12%
Property crime 8%
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 peopleHerrin/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime294n/a (estimate)2,2832,2532,489
Murder2n/a15.56.65.0
Rape3n/a23.348.042.6
Robbery3n/a23.398.481.6
Assault35n/a271.8254.0250.2
Violent crime43n/a (estimate)334407379
Burglary77n/a597.9271.7340.5
Theft154n/a1,195.81,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft20n/a155.3148.2219.9
Property crime251n/a (estimate)1,9491,8472,110

Key findings

  • Herrin crime rates are 8% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Herrin are 12% lower than the national average
  • In Herrin you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Herrin is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Herrin has decreased by 28%

Herrin crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Herrin (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Herrin, Illinois is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Herrin are 1.01 times more than the Illinois average and 1.09 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Herrin are 1.22 times less than than Illinois and 1.14 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Herrin are 1.06 times more than than Illinois and 1.08 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Herrin (higher is better)

      How safe is Herrin, Illinois compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Herrin is safer than 23% of the cities in Illinois and 34% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Illinois and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Herrin. Overall, Herrin is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Herrin

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Herrin is 1 in 300
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Herrin is 1 in 52
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Herrin is 1 in 44
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Herrin, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 300. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 52 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Herrin is 1 in 44.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Herrin, Illinois (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Herrin has increased by 23%, the amount of property crime in Herrin has decreased by 33%, and the total amount of crime in Herrin has decreased by 28% year over year.

      Herrin police department

      ItemHerrinIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2430,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.63.3
      There are a total of 24 Herrin police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.9% less than the Illinois average and 41.3% 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
      Hurst, IL7050253253
      Cambria, IL1,33778390468
      Royalton, IL1,124179538717
      Du Quoin, IL5,932245473719
      Crainville, IL1,456161731892
      De Soto, IL1,658331596927
      Christopher, IL2,9821109571,068
      Herrin, IL12,8683341,9492,283

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Grenada, MS12,8633042,5972,900
      Grass Valley, CA12,8615653,5844,149
      Gaffney, SC12,8598145,8516,665
      Glendale, WI12,8802585,1675,425
      Luling, LA12,8553912,2492,640
      Herrin, IL12,8683341,9492,283
      Source: The Herrin, 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.