Reported Annual Crime In Mattoon

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMattoon/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime391n/a (estimate)2,1792,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMattoon/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.3
Rape21n/a117.043.441.7
Robbery4n/a22.3137.298.0
Assault56n/a312.1250.4248.9
Violent crime81n/a (estimate)451439383
Burglary68n/a379.0339.5430.4
Theft242n/a1,348.81,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0163.1237.4
Property crime310n/a (estimate)1,7282,0112,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Mattoon, IL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Mattoon, IL, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Mattoon, IL is 11% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Illinois, and when compared with the national average, is 21% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Mattoon, IL has 3% higher than violent crime rate than Illinois average, while remaining 18% higher than the national average. In property crime, Mattoon, IL is 14% lower than the average of Illinois and is 27% lower than the national average.
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The Mattoon crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Mattoon as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Mattoon crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mattoon is 21% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.97 daily crimes that occur in Mattoon.
  • Mattoon is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mattoon you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mattoon has decreased by 12%.

Compare Mattoon, IL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Mattoon (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Mattoon, IL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Illinois and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Mattoon, IL are 1.12 times less than the Illinois average and 1.26 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Mattoon, IL are 1.03 times more than than Illinois and 1.18 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Mattoon, IL are 1.16 times less than than Illinois and 1.37 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Mattoon (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Mattoon, IL in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Mattoon, IL to other cities in the state and across the country, Mattoon, IL is 15% safer than other cities of Illinois and 28% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Illinois cities and all around the United States, Mattoon, IL has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Mattoon, IL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mattoon

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mattoon is 1 in 222
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mattoon is 1 in 58
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mattoon is 1 in 46
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Mattoon, IL? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Mattoon, IL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 222. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 58 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Mattoon, IL is 1 in 46.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Mattoon, IL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Mattoon, IL has decreased by 2%, the amount of property crime in Mattoon, IL has decreased by 14%, and the total amount of crime in Mattoon, IL has decreased by 12% year to year.

Mattoon police department

ItemMattoonIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4130,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.63.3
There are a total of 41 Mattoon police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16.6% less than the Illinois average and 32.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Charleston, IL21,257209538747
Sullivan, IL4,6753578261,183
Windsor, IL1,4602331,0661,299
Toledo, IL1,3722361,0811,317
Arcola, IL2,8812381,0901,328
Neoga, IL1,7703741,0591,433
Strasburg, IL5016082,7843,392
Mattoon, IL17,3994511,7282,179

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
New Philadelphia, OH17,41251795846
East Cleveland, OH17,4137921,9732,765
Concord, MO17,4154052,1662,571
North Canton, OH17,422691,6201,689
Santa Fe Springs, CA17,4365785,7156,293
Mattoon, IL17,3994511,7282,179
Source: The Mattoon, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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