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Total crime 79%
Violent crime 97%
Property crime 75%
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 peopleManhattan/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime43n/a (estimate)5292,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape0n/a0.048.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault1n/a12.3254.0250.2
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)12407379
Burglary5n/a61.6271.7340.5
Theft35n/a431.01,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft2n/a24.6148.2219.9
Property crime42n/a (estimate)5171,8472,110

Key findings

  • Manhattan crime rates are 79% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Manhattan are 97% lower than the national average
  • In Manhattan you have a 1 in 189 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Manhattan is safer than 91% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Manhattan has increased by 49%

Manhattan crime map

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

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Compare Manhattan, IL Crime

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      Daily Crime In Manhattan (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Manhattan, IL per 100,000 people. In Manhattan, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 4.26 times less than the Illinois average and 4.70 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Manhattan is 33.04 times less than the Illinois average and 30.81 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Manhattan has a daily crime rate that is 3.57 times less than the Illinois average and 4.08 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Manhattan (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Manhattan to every other city in Illinois, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Manhattan safe? The gauges above illustrate that Manhattan is safer than 89% of every city located within Illinois along with 91% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Illinois and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Manhattan, IL is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Manhattan

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Manhattan is 1 in 8121
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Manhattan is 1 in 194
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Manhattan is 1 in 189
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Manhattan? In Manhattan, you have a 1 in 8121 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 194. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Manhattan, IL is 1 in 189.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Manhattan is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Manhattan has decreased by 52% and the rate of property crime in Manhattan has increased by 57%. The total crime rate in Manhattan has increased by 49% year to year.

      Manhattan police department

      ItemManhattanIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1030,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.42.63.3
      There are a total of 10 Manhattan police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46.8% less than the Illinois average and 56.7% 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
      Diamond, IL2,733000
      Orland Hills, IL7,24114354368
      Homer Glen, IL24,38524504528
      Channahon, IL12,32953601654
      Plainfield, IL41,881123564687
      Braidwood, IL6,102161548710
      Godley, IL730265529794
      Manhattan, IL7,40512517529

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Oakdale, NY7,405188720908
      Mentor-on-the-Lake, OH7,404149824973
      Ashland, VA7,4062401,9962,236
      Villa Hills, KY7,404801,1121,192
      Laurel Hill, VA7,40468534602
      Manhattan, IL7,40512517529
      Source: The Manhattan, 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.