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Total crime 20%
Violent crime 41%
Property crime 17%
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 peopleMechanicsburg/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,106 (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)537 (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)2,569 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Mechanicsburg crime rates are 20% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mechanicsburg are 41% higher than the national average
  • In Mechanicsburg you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mechanicsburg is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mechanicsburg has decreased by 5%

Mechanicsburg crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Mechanicsburg (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mechanicsburg

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mechanicsburg is 1 in 187
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mechanicsburg is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mechanicsburg is 1 in 33

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

      Mechanicsburg police department

      ItemMechanicsburgIllinoisNational
      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.

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      Pawnee, IL2,73837037
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      Williamsville, IL1,346134134267
      Sherman, IL4,40463439502
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      Mechanicsburg, IL6235372,5693,106

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      Ringwood, OK6235823,5924,174
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      New Albin, IA6233412,3062,647
      Mechanicsburg, IL6235372,5693,106
      Source: The Mechanicsburg, 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.