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Total crime 31%
Violent crime 19%
Property crime 33%
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 peopleMadison/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,781 (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)308 (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)1,473 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Madison crime rates are 31% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Madison are 19% lower than the national average
  • In Madison you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Madison is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Madison has decreased by 6%

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      Daily Crime In Madison (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Madison

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Madison is 1 in 325
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Madison is 1 in 68
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Madison is 1 in 57

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

      Madison police department

      ItemMadisonIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1430,690558,732
      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
      Grantwood Village, MO1,01370372442
      Glendale, MO5,91751544595
      Lakeshire, MO1,64172644716
      Fairmont City, IL2,349122608730
      Maryville, IL7,837113666779
      Edwardsville, IL25,04452738790
      Oakland, MO1,6490804804
      Madison, IL3,8253081,4731,781

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Coal Valley, IL3,8252381,9302,168
      Thorndale, PA3,82487425512
      Indian Head Park, IL3,82326714740
      Quitman, GA3,8272271,7892,016
      Hannahs Mill, GA3,8222261,7762,002
      Madison, IL3,8253081,4731,781
      Source: The Madison, 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.