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Violent crime NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMarshall/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime46n/a (estimate)1,1901,9702,324
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)207287370
Vehicle theft4n/a103.4281.6282.7
Property crime38n/a (estimate)9831,6831,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Marshall, IL

Looking at the most recent crime report, the crime rate in Marshall is 48.8% lower than the national average. These crimes fall into two primary categories: violent and property. Violent crimes encompass murder, rape, robbery and assault, while property crimes involve theft, vehicle theft and burglary. In Marshall, there were 8 reported violent crimes, equivalent to 207 per 100,000 individuals, 44.1% lower than the national average. Additionally, there were 38 property crimes, amounting to 983 per 100,000 residents, 49.7% lower than the U.S. average.

In the most recently reported crime year, Marshall registered zero reported homicides. This statistic not only designates the area as an exemplar of security but also emanates a profound sense of safety within its community. A minimal incidence of severe violent crime not only fosters a strong sense of well-being among residents but also sets a commendable standard for other regions aiming to cultivate similarly safe surroundings.

Is Marshall a Safe Place to Live?

Determining whether Marshall is a place to live may not always yield a simple answer, given the city's varying safety levels across different areas. Nonetheless, comprehending the city's overall crime rate can be a valuable asset. In broad terms, Marshall has an overall crime rate that is 49% lower than the national average. When we take a look at crime on a daily basis, this translates into 0.13 daily occurrences, comprising 0.02 violent crimes and 0.1 property crimes. Scrutinizing these statistics provides a foundation for a more informed assessment of the suitability of Marshall as a potential place to establish residency.

Has Crime in Marshall Increased Since Last Year?

Year-over-year crime data allows residents and potential residents to assess the crime in Marshall. A decrease in crime rates may indicate improving safety, while an increase could raise concerns. The year-over-year crime rate in Marshall has increased by 18%. Violent crimes have increased by 100%, while property crimes have increased by 8.6%. By comparing crime rates from one year to the next, authorities and communities can identify trends and patterns in criminal activity. This helps in understanding whether crime is increasing, decreasing, or remaining stable over time.

Potential Causes for Crime in Marshall

The economic well-being of a city's residents plays a significant role in crime rates. High poverty rates and income inequality can lead to increased crime stats as individuals may resort to illegal activities to meet their basic needs. While lower rates could lead to a lower Marshall crime rate. The poverty level in Marshall is 10.9%, while the national average is 15.1%.

Law enforcement and community policing efforts can play a pivotal role in shaping crime rates. Establishing a robust and cooperative partnership between the police and the community can act as a deterrent to criminal behavior and enhance overall safety. In Marshall, the ratio of police officers and civilians per 1,000 residents differs from the national average, with 2.57 officers and civilians per 1,000 residents compared to 3.25 nationally. Effective law enforcement often hinges on community policing strategies that prioritize the cultivation of trust and collaboration between law enforcement and the community. It's not solely about the quantity of officers but also the quality of their engagement with the community.

High rental costs can limit economic mobility, making it difficult for individuals to save money, invest in education, or access better job opportunities. This can perpetuate a cycle of poverty and increase the risk of involvement in criminal activities. In summary, high rental costs can create economic challenges, overcrowding, and neighborhood dynamics that may increase the likelihood of certain types of crime, particularly property crimes. In Marshall, the average rental rates are $657 per month, compared to the national average of $949.

Marshall crime map

The Marshall crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Marshall as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Marshall crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Marshall crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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      Crime Quick Facts

      • Marshall crime rates are 49% lower than the national average
      • Violent crimes in Marshall are 44% lower than the national average
      • In Marshall you have a 1 in 85 chance of becoming a victim of crime
      • Marshall is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States
      • Year over year crime in Marshall has increased by 17%

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        Daily Crime In Marshall (per 100,000 people)

        The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Marshall for every 100,000 residents. The Marshall total amount of daily crime is 1.66 times less than the Illinois average and 1.95 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Marshall, is 1.39 times less than the Illinois average, and it is 1.79 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Marshall has a daily crime average that is 1.71 times less than the Illinois average and 1.99 times less than the daily national rate.

        How Safe is Marshall (higher is better)

        Are people any safer living in Marshall in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Marshall safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Marshall being safer than 32% of cities in Illinois and 56% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Illinois cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Marshall. In conclusion, Marshall ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Marshall

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Marshall is 1 in 484
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Marshall is 1 in 102
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Marshall is 1 in 85
        How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Marshall, Illinois you have a 1 in 484 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 102 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 85 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Marshall.

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

        The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Marshall is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Marshall has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 99% in Marshall, while property crimes in Marshall have increased by 8%. Total crime has increased by 17% year over year.

        Marshall police department

        Item Marshall Illinois National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1030,690558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.63.3
        There are a total of 10 Marshall police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3% less than the Illinois average and 21% less than the National average.

        Sex offenders in Illinois

        State Total offenders Illinois /100K National /100K
        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.

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        Marshall, IL3,6152079831,190

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        Marshall, IL3,6152079831,190
        Source: The Marshall, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.