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Total crime 59%
Violent crime 59%
Property crime 59%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMendota/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime71n/a (estimate)1,0112,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape3n/a42.748.042.6
Robbery3n/a42.798.481.6
Assault5n/a71.2254.0250.2
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)157407379
Burglary9n/a128.2271.7340.5
Theft48n/a683.81,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft3n/a42.7148.2219.9
Property crime60n/a (estimate)8551,8472,110

Key findings

  • Mendota crime rates are 59% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mendota are 59% lower than the national average
  • In Mendota you have a 1 in 99 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mendota is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mendota has increased by 1%

Mendota crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Mendota (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Mendota, Illinois is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Mendota are 2.23 times less than the Illinois average and 2.46 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Mendota are 2.60 times less than than Illinois and 2.42 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Mendota are 2.16 times less than than Illinois and 2.47 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Mendota (higher is better)

      Is Mendota safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Mendota to other cities in the state and across the country, Mendota is 51% safer than other cities of Illinois and 67% safer than other cities in the nation. Mendota has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mendota

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mendota is 1 in 639
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mendota is 1 in 117
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mendota is 1 in 99
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Mendota? In Mendota, you have a 1 in 639 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 117. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Mendota, IL is 1 in 99.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Mendota is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Mendota has increased by 11% and the rate of property crime in Mendota has decreased by 1%. The total crime rate in Mendota has increased by 1% year to year.

      Mendota police department

      ItemMendotaIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2030,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.63.3
      There are a total of 20 Mendota police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.8% greater than the Illinois average and 16.3% less than the National average.

      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      North Utica, IL1,402000
      Ladd, IL1,1780500500
      Amboy, IL2,5192617391,000
      LaSalle, IL9,484561,1561,212
      Earlville, IL1,672631,5111,574
      Ottawa, IL18,7071501,5131,662
      Peru, IL9,9131951,6641,859
      Mendota, IL7,1821578551,011

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Belen, NM7,1842,0305,2447,274
      Woodland Park, CO7,1801401,4121,552
      Rockville, CT7,1782081,6161,824
      Village St. George, LA7,1872611,5031,764
      Northridge, OH7,1882461,7231,969
      Mendota, IL7,1821578551,011
      Source: The Mendota, 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.