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Total crime 93%
Violent crime 100%
Property crime 92%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMalta/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2n/a (estimate)1732,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape0n/a0.046.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.0111.586.2
Assault0n/a0.0239.7246.8
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0404381
Burglary0n/a0.0306.7376.0
Theft2n/a172.61,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0153.8228.9
Property crime2n/a (estimate)1731,9332,200

Key findings

  • Malta crime rates are 93% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Malta are 100% lower than the national average
  • In Malta you have a 1 in 580 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Malta is safer than 96% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Malta has decreased by 50%

Malta crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Malta (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Malta

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Malta is 0
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Malta is 1 in 580
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Malta is 1 in 580

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

      Malta police department

      ItemMaltaIllinoisNational
      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
      Kingston, IL1,1700598598
      Maple Park, IL1,27375603678
      Cortland, IL4,13546645691
      Waterman, IL1,527163780944
      Hinckley, IL2,0530978978
      Sycamore, IL17,611559511,006
      Kirkland, IL1,6621808601,040
      Malta, IL1,0410173173

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hayes, LA1,0412611,5921,853
      Ashton, ID1,041101648749
      Stratford, CA1,0412511,3361,587
      Ostrander, OH1,04193727820
      Taylortown, NC1,0421721,1381,310
      Malta, IL1,0410173173
      Source: The Malta, 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.