Reported Annual Crime In Mendota

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMendota/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime137n/a (estimate)1,9232,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMendota/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.3
Rape1n/a14.043.441.7
Robbery0n/a0.0137.298.0
Assault8n/a112.3250.4248.9
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)126439383
Burglary22n/a308.8339.5430.4
Theft101n/a1,417.71,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft5n/a70.2163.1237.4
Property crime128n/a (estimate)1,7972,0112,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Mendota, IL. The total number of reported crimes in Mendota, IL is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Mendota, IL crime rate is 22% lower than the Illinois average and is 30% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Mendota, IL has a violent crime rate that is 71% lower than the Illinois average and 67% lower than the national average. For property crime, Mendota, IL is 11% lower than the Illinois average and 24% lower than the national average.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Mendota crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mendota is 30% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.27 daily crimes that occur in Mendota.
  • Mendota is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mendota you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mendota has increased by 35%.

Compare Mendota, IL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Mendota (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Mendota, 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 Mendota, IL are 1.27 times less than the Illinois average and 1.43 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Mendota, IL are 3.47 times less than than Illinois and 3.03 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Mendota, IL are 1.12 times less than than Illinois and 1.31 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Mendota (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Mendota, 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 Mendota, IL to other cities in the state and across the country, Mendota, IL is 45% safer than other cities of Illinois and 62% 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, Mendota, IL has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Mendota, IL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mendota

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mendota is 1 in 792
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mendota is 1 in 56
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mendota is 1 in 53
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Mendota, IL? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Mendota, IL, you have a 1 in 792 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 56. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Mendota, IL is 1 in 53.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Mendota, IL is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Mendota, IL has increased by 83% and the rate of property crime in Mendota, IL has increased by 33%. The total crime rate in Mendota, IL has increased by 35% 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
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
North Utica, IL1,40275224299
Ladd, IL1,1781838391,022
LaSalle, IL9,484441,4671,511
Peru, IL9,9131931,5871,780
Amboy, IL2,519871,7331,820
Earlville, IL1,67201,9301,930
Ottawa, IL18,7071981,9332,131
Mendota, IL7,1821261,7971,923

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Woodland Park, CO7,1802422,4382,680
Belen, NM7,1842,0308,11810,148
Rockville, CT7,1782582,0052,263
Village St. George, LA7,1872651,6011,866
Northridge, OH7,1882502,0272,277
Mendota, IL7,1821261,7971,923
Source: The Mendota, 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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