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Total crime 50%
Violent crime 68%
Property crime 47%
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 peopleJerseyville/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime106n/a (estimate)1,2872,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape2n/a24.346.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.0111.586.2
Assault8n/a97.1239.7246.8
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)121404381
Burglary27n/a327.7306.7376.0
Theft60n/a728.31,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft9n/a109.3153.8228.9
Property crime96n/a (estimate)1,1651,9332,200

Key findings

  • Jerseyville crime rates are 50% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Jerseyville are 68% lower than the national average
  • In Jerseyville you have a 1 in 78 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Jerseyville is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Jerseyville has decreased by 31%

Jerseyville crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Jerseyville (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Jerseyville for every 100,000 residents. The Jerseyville total amount of daily crime is 1.82 times less than the Illinois average and 2.01 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Jerseyville, is 3.33 times less than the Illinois average, and it is 3.14 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Jerseyville has a daily crime average that is 1.66 times less than the Illinois average and 1.89 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Jerseyville (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Jerseyville to every other city in Illinois, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Jerseyville safe? The gauges above illustrate that Jerseyville is safer than 52% of every city located within Illinois along with 69% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Illinois and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Jerseyville, IL is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jerseyville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jerseyville is 1 in 824
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jerseyville is 1 in 86
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Jerseyville is 1 in 78
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Jerseyville? In Jerseyville, you have a 1 in 824 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 86. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Jerseyville, IL is 1 in 78.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Jerseyville, IL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Jerseyville has decreased by 47%, while the property crime rate in Jerseyville has decreased by 29% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Jerseyville has decreased by 31% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Jerseyville police department

      ItemJerseyvilleIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2030,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.63.3
      There are a total of 20 Jerseyville police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10.5% less than the Illinois average and 27.1% 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
      Brighton, IL2,31647234281
      Bethalto, IL9,36454871925
      Carrollton, IL2,4306161,0271,643
      Godfrey, IL17,8094402,1062,546
      Elsah, IL7465202,4893,010
      Rockbridge, IL1625612,6843,245
      Fieldon, IL1735682,7183,286
      Jerseyville, IL8,5021211,1651,287

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Itasca, IL8,502731,0811,154
      Live Oak city, CA8,5015993,1873,786
      Palm Beach, FL8,5011471,1091,256
      Signal Mountain, TN8,50070430500
      Winchester, TN8,5046353,4104,045
      Jerseyville, IL8,5021211,1651,287
      Source: The Jerseyville, 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.