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Total crime 58%
Violent crime 50%
Property crime 59%
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, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMacon/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,056 (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)191 (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)866 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Macon crime rates are 58% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Macon are 50% lower than the national average
  • In Macon you have a 1 in 95 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Macon is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Macon has decreased by 4%

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      Daily Crime In Macon (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Macon

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Macon is 1 in 525
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Macon is 1 in 116
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Macon is 1 in 95

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

      Macon police department

      ItemMaconIllinoisNational
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Moweaqua, IL1,87405858
      Blue Mound, IL1,0870466466
      Findlay, IL680156469626
      Forsyth, IL3,421126570696
      Long Creek, IL1,508154699853
      Harristown, IL1,240180815995
      Bethany, IL1,275799541,033
      Macon, IL1,2041918661,056

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      New Waverly, TX1,2042121,2101,422
      Rock Hall, MD1,204158633791
      Shullsburg, WI1,20401,8501,850
      Cavalier, ND1,2040718718
      Port Norris, NJ1,205107690797
      Macon, IL1,2041918661,056
      Source: The Macon, 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.