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Total crime 46%
Violent crime 71%
Property crime 42%
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 peopleLongview/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,768 (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)651 (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)3,116 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Longview crime rates are 46% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Longview are 71% higher than the national average
  • In Longview you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Longview is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Longview has decreased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In Longview (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Longview

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Longview is 1 in 154
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Longview is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Longview is 1 in 27

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

      Longview police department

      ItemLongviewIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a30,690558,732
      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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      Longview, IL1376513,1163,768

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      Longview, IL1376513,1163,768
      Source: The Longview, 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.