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Total crime 26%
Violent crime 50%
Property crime 22%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMedia/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,142 (estimate)2,2532,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a48.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a98.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a254.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)568 (estimate)407379
Burglaryn/an/an/a271.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,574 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Media crime rates are 26% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Media are 50% higher than the national average
  • In Media you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Media is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Media has decreased by 4%

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

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      Daily Crime In Media (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Media

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Media is 1 in 177
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Media is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Media is 1 in 32

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

      Media police department

      ItemMediaIllinoisNational
      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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      Media, IL1495682,5743,142

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      Du Bois, IL1496322,8653,497
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      Media, IL1495682,5743,142
      Source: The Media, 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.