Reported Annual Crime In Metropolis

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMetropolis/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime421n/a (estimate)6,7492,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMetropolis/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.3
Rape8n/a128.243.441.7
Robbery9n/a144.3137.298.0
Assault25n/a400.8250.4248.9
Violent crime42n/a (estimate)673439383
Burglary64n/a1,026.0339.5430.4
Theft299n/a4,793.21,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft16n/a256.5163.1237.4
Property crime379n/a (estimate)6,0762,0112,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Metropolis, IL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Metropolis, IL, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Metropolis, IL is 175% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Illinois, and when compared with the national average, is 146% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Metropolis, IL has 53% higher than violent crime rate than Illinois average, while remaining 76% higher than the national average. In property crime, Metropolis, IL is 202% higher than the average of Illinois and is 157% higher than the national average.
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The Metropolis crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Metropolis 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 Metropolis crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Metropolis is 146% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 18.49 daily crimes that occur in Metropolis.
  • Metropolis is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Metropolis you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Metropolis has increased by 29%.

Compare Metropolis, IL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Metropolis (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Metropolis, IL per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national scale. In Metropolis, IL the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 2.75 times more than the Illinois average and 2.46 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Metropolis, IL is 1.53 times more than the Illinois average and 1.76 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Metropolis, IL has a constant daily crime rate that is 3.02 times more than the Illinois average and 2.57 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Metropolis (higher is better)

How safe is Metropolis, IL compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Metropolis, IL is safer than 2% of the cities in Illinois and 6% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Illinois and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Metropolis, IL. Overall, Metropolis, IL is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Metropolis

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Metropolis is 1 in 149
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Metropolis is 1 in 17
The chance of being a victim of crime in Metropolis is 1 in 15
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Metropolis, IL? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Metropolis, IL, then there is a 1 in 149 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 17. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 15 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Metropolis, IL.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Metropolis, IL is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Metropolis, IL has increased by 10%, while the property crime rate in Metropolis, IL has increased by 32% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Metropolis, IL has increased by 29% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Metropolis police department

ItemMetropolisIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2030,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.12.63.3
There are a total of 20 Metropolis police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.2% greater than the Illinois average and 6.2% 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
Bandana, KY25191860951
Ledbetter, KY1,904969051,001
La Center, KY1,054999351,034
Massac, KY4,2991009441,045
Reidland, KY4,3881261,1921,318
Hendron, KY5,1551291,2121,341
Farley, KY4,6172001,8822,081
Metropolis, IL6,3666736,0766,749

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bethel, AK6,3651,4161,1672,583
Makawao, HI6,3622232,5172,741
Branford Center, CT6,3601831,4241,607
Louisville, MS6,3732772,6512,929
White Oak, TX6,374951,5771,671
Metropolis, IL6,3666736,0766,749
Source: The Metropolis, 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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