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Total crime 28%
Violent crime 10%
Property crime 31%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMacomb/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime311n/a (estimate)1,7922,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape10n/a57.648.042.6
Robbery4n/a23.198.481.6
Assault45n/a259.3254.0250.2
Violent crime59n/a (estimate)340407379
Burglary42n/a242.0271.7340.5
Theft204n/a1,175.61,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft6n/a34.6148.2219.9
Property crime252n/a (estimate)1,4521,8472,110

Key findings

  • Macomb crime rates are 28% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Macomb are 10% lower than the national average
  • In Macomb you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Macomb is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Macomb has increased by 14%

Macomb crime map

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The Macomb crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Macomb 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 Macomb crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Macomb (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Macomb, IL per 100,000 people. In Macomb, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.26 times less than the Illinois average and 1.39 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Macomb is 1.20 times less than the Illinois average and 1.12 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Macomb has a daily crime rate that is 1.27 times less than the Illinois average and 1.45 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Macomb (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Illinois and all other cities across the US, is Macomb safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Macomb is safer than 26% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Macomb is safer than 37% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Illinois and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Macomb. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Macomb is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Macomb

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Macomb is 1 in 295
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Macomb is 1 in 69
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Macomb is 1 in 56
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Macomb, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 295. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 69 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Macomb is 1 in 56.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Macomb is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Macomb has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 10% in Macomb, while property crimes in Macomb have increased by 15%. Total crime has increased by 14% year over year.

      Macomb police department

      ItemMacombIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3030,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.63.3
      There are a total of 30 Macomb police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 41.3% less than the Illinois average and 52.2% 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
      Blandinsville, IL718000
      Colchester, IL1,49278544622
      La Harpe, IL1,4590872872
      Bushnell, IL2,8382411,0951,337
      Good Hope, IL3965322,4132,945
      Sciota, IL675482,4863,034
      Industry, IL4375842,6473,230
      Macomb, IL18,7713401,4521,792

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mill Creek East, WA18,7712111,9252,136
      East Hemet, CA18,7646663,5184,183
      North Salt Lake, UT18,7531161,5951,712
      Arlington, WA18,7492343,5073,742
      Secaucus, NJ18,7371932,4322,625
      Macomb, IL18,7713401,4521,792
      Source: The Macomb, 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.