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Total crime 53%
Violent crime 44%
Property crime 54%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKnoxville/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,174 (estimate)2,2532,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a48.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a98.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a254.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)212 (estimate)407379
Burglaryn/an/an/a271.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)962 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Knoxville crime rates are 53% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Knoxville are 44% lower than the national average
  • In Knoxville you have a 1 in 86 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Knoxville is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Knoxville has decreased by 4%

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      Daily Crime In Knoxville (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Knoxville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Knoxville is 1 in 472
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Knoxville is 1 in 104
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Knoxville is 1 in 86

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

      Knoxville police department

      ItemKnoxvilleIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)530,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      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.

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      Yates City, IL7220613613
      Oak Run, IL5282841,2871,571
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      Alexis, IL9791271,5291,656
      Farmington, IL2,5125371,8342,370
      East Galesburg, IL7375402,4502,991
      Henderson, IL2275552,5183,073
      Knoxville, IL2,7932129621,174

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      St. Marys, KS2,79338569607
      England, AR2,7937713,1953,966
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      Hopkinton, MA2,7940161161
      Alexander, AR2,7944522,2022,655
      Knoxville, IL2,7932129621,174
      Source: The Knoxville, 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.