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Total crime 39%
Violent crime 62%
Property crime 34%
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 peopleMelvin/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,574 (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)618 (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)2,956 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Melvin crime rates are 39% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Melvin are 62% higher than the national average
  • In Melvin you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Melvin is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Melvin has decreased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In Melvin (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Melvin

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Melvin is 1 in 162
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Melvin is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Melvin is 1 in 28

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

      Melvin police department

      ItemMelvinIllinoisNational
      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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      Melvin, IL5506182,9563,574

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      Melvin, IL5506182,9563,574
      Source: The Melvin, 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.