Reported Annual Crime In Litchfield

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLitchfield/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime185n/a (estimate)2,7002,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLitchfield/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.25.3
Rape0n/a0.038.340.4
Robbery1n/a14.6139.3102.8
Assault4n/a58.4250.5248.5
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)73436386
Burglary19n/a277.3374.9468.9
Theft159n/a2,320.51,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft2n/a29.2155.5236.9
Property crime180n/a (estimate)2,6272,0492,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Litchfield, IL. All reported Litchfield, IL crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Litchfield, IL overall crime rate is 9% higher than in comparison to the Illinois average; and is also 5% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Litchfield, IL, the rate is 83% lower than compared to the Illinois average, and 81% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Litchfield, IL comes in at 28% higher than to the average seen in Illinois, and 7% higher than the overall national average.

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The Litchfield crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Litchfield as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Litchfield crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Litchfield is 5% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.4 daily crimes that occur in Litchfield.
  • Litchfield is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Litchfield you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Litchfield has decreased by 21%.

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Daily Crime In Litchfield (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Litchfield, IL on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Illinois. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Litchfield, IL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois state wide, are 1.09 times more than the state average and 1.05 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Litchfield, IL on a daily bases are 5.98 times less than than Illinois average and 5.29 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Litchfield, IL are 1.28 times more than the daily state average and 1.07 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Litchfield (higher is better)

How safe is Litchfield, IL compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Litchfield, IL is safer than 33% of the cities in Illinois and 52% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Illinois and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Litchfield, IL. Overall, Litchfield, IL is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Litchfield

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Litchfield is 1 in 1371
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Litchfield is 1 in 39
The chance of being a victim of crime in Litchfield is 1 in 38
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Litchfield, IL? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Litchfield, IL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 1371. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 39 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Litchfield, IL is 1 in 38.

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

Determining whether Litchfield, IL is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Litchfield, IL has decreased by 28% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 21% year over year. Total crimes for Litchfield, IL has decreased by 21% in the same time frame.

Litchfield police department

ItemLitchfieldIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1630,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.63.3
There are a total of 16 Litchfield police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.2% less than the Illinois average and 28.5% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mount Olive, IL1,98050201251
Benld, IL1,5722301,0791,308
Hillsboro, IL7,2872481,2421,491
Staunton, IL4,8952211,3051,526
Gillespie, IL3,3233181,3021,620
East Gillespie, IL2635552,6103,166
Dorchester, IL1335662,6583,224
Litchfield, IL6,976732,6272,700

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Strathmore, NJ6,9751711,0811,252
Cortland, OH6,974151,1171,131
Castroville, CA6,9785323,0513,583
La Junta, CO6,9784323,4523,884
Winters, CA6,9741691,3761,545
Litchfield, IL6,976732,6272,700
Source: The Litchfield, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.