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Total crime 25%
Violent crime 38%
Property crime 22%
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 peopleHillsboro/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime112n/a (estimate)1,8752,2532,489
Murder1n/a16.76.65.0
Rape4n/a67.048.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault9n/a150.7254.0250.2
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)234407379
Burglary23n/a385.1271.7340.5
Theft72n/a1,205.61,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft3n/a50.2148.2219.9
Property crime98n/a (estimate)1,6411,8472,110

Key findings

  • Hillsboro crime rates are 25% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hillsboro are 38% lower than the national average
  • In Hillsboro you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hillsboro is safer than 47% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hillsboro has increased by 11%

Hillsboro crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Hillsboro (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Hillsboro for every 100,000 residents. The Hillsboro total amount of daily crime is 1.20 times less than the Illinois average and 1.33 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Hillsboro, is 1.74 times less than the Illinois average, and it is 1.62 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Hillsboro has a daily crime average that is 1.13 times less than the Illinois average and 1.29 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Hillsboro (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Hillsboro, Illinois compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Hillsboro safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Hillsboro is safer than 33% of Illinois cities, and 47% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Illinois, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Hillsboro. At this time, Hillsboro sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hillsboro

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hillsboro is 1 in 427
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hillsboro is 1 in 61
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hillsboro is 1 in 54
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Hillsboro? If you reside in Hillsboro, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 427. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 61 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Hillsboro, is 1 in 54.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Hillsboro, IL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Hillsboro has decreased by 50%, while the property crime rate in Hillsboro has increased by 33% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Hillsboro has increased by 11% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Hillsboro police department

      ItemHillsboroIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)730,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.12.63.3
      There are a total of 7 Hillsboro police officers. This results in 1.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 57.1% less than the Illinois average and 65.1% 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
      Raymond, IL867000
      Witt, IL9100236236
      Mount Olive, IL1,9801551,4941,649
      Nokomis, IL2,2304271,5641,991
      New Douglas, IL3375332,4172,950
      Wenonah, IL405592,5363,095
      Taylor Springs, IL4526022,7303,332
      Hillsboro, IL7,2872341,6411,875

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Albertville, MN7,2861971,7321,928
      North Amherst, MA7,2903281,1811,510
      New Cumberland, PA7,29055778833
      Midland Park, NJ7,28328524552
      Lincolnshire, IL7,291132600733
      Hillsboro, IL7,2872341,6411,875
      Source: The Hillsboro, 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.