Reported Annual Crime In Kankakee

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKankakee/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,101n/a (estimate)4,2292,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKankakee/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a15.46.95.0
Rape35n/a134.446.042.6
Robbery47n/a180.5111.586.2
Assault144n/a553.2239.7246.8
Violent crime230n/a (estimate)884404381
Burglary143n/a549.3306.7376.0
Theft682n/a2,619.91,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft46n/a176.7153.8228.9
Property crime871n/a (estimate)3,3461,9332,200
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Kankakee, IL is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 81% higher than the average of crimes committed in Illinois. It is also 64% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Kankakee, IL shows a crime rate that is 119% higher than the Illinois average. The crime rate is also 132% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Kankakee, IL is shown to be 73% higher than the Illinois average and 52% higher than the national average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kankakee is 64% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.59 daily crimes that occur in Kankakee.
  • Kankakee is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kankakee you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kankakee has decreased by 14%.

Compare Kankakee, IL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Kankakee (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Kankakee, IL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Illinois and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Kankakee, IL are 1.81 times more than the Illinois average and 1.64 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Kankakee, IL are 2.19 times more than than Illinois and 2.32 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Kankakee, IL are 1.73 times more than than Illinois and 1.52 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Kankakee (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Kankakee, IL compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Kankakee, IL safer than 2% when compared to other Illinois cities, and 6% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from 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 Kankakee, IL. At this time, Kankakee, IL sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kankakee

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kankakee is 1 in 114
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kankakee is 1 in 30
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Kankakee is 1 in 24
      Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Kankakee, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Kankakee, IL you have a 1 in 114 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Kankakee, IL.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Kankakee, IL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Kankakee, IL has increased by 15%, the amount of property crime in Kankakee, IL has decreased by 19%, and the total amount of crime in Kankakee, IL has decreased by 14% year to year.

      Kankakee police department

      ItemKankakeeIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7830,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.82.63.3
      There are a total of 78 Kankakee police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.7% greater than the Illinois average and 13.1% 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
      Limestone, IL1,562152728880
      Herscher, IL1,462156747903
      Grant Park, IL1,272158757915
      Lakewood Shores, IL1,352165788952
      Chebanse, IL1,167166795961
      Bourbonnais, IL18,6071798381,017
      Clifton, IL1,4751788501,028
      Kankakee, IL26,4248843,3464,229

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lemon Grove, CA26,4215661,7102,277
      Holbrook, NY26,4352961,2181,514
      Batavia, IL26,4131281,3861,514
      Medina, OH26,4451031,0411,144
      Wakefield, MA26,399153638791
      Kankakee, IL26,4248843,3464,229
      Source: The Kankakee, 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.