A-
Total crime 53%
Violent crime 45%
Property crime 54%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used 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)1,218 (estimate)2,3372,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a46.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a111.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a239.7246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)211 (estimate)404381
Burglaryn/an/an/a306.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a153.8228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,008 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Knoxville crime rates are 53% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Knoxville are 45% lower than the national average
  • In Knoxville you have a 1 in 83 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Knoxville is safer than 60% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Knoxville has decreased by 6%

Knoxville crime map

  • Lower crime
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Higher crime
  • No data available
Crime map data by SpotCrime. Sign up for local SpotCrime alerts.
The Knoxville crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Knoxville 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 Knoxville crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Safest Places to Live in and Around Knoxville

See all the best places to live around Knoxville

Compare Knoxville, IL Crime

      vs
      How would you rate the amount of crime in Knoxville?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      Do you feel safe walking alone at night in Knoxville?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      See all Knoxville poll results

      Daily Crime In Knoxville (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Knoxville (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Knoxville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Knoxville is 1 in 475
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Knoxville is 1 in 100
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Knoxville is 1 in 83

      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Yates City, IL7221521,2141,366
      Farmington, IL2,5122661,1961,462
      Oak Run, IL5282821,3481,630
      Abingdon, IL3,1812921,3971,689
      Alexis, IL97901,9011,901
      East Galesburg, IL7375362,5663,102
      Henderson, IL2275512,6373,188
      Knoxville, IL2,7932111,0081,218

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      England, AR2,7932551,3681,623
      St. Marys, KS2,7931941,1651,359
      Elkton, VA2,793701,0141,084
      DeCordova, TX2,79494543637
      Hopkinton, MA2,79411162173
      Knoxville, IL2,7932111,0081,218
      Source: The Knoxville, 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.