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Total crime 4%
Violent crime 10%
Property crime 7%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMonmouth/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime243n/a (estimate)2,6872,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape1n/a11.146.042.6
Robbery4n/a44.2111.586.2
Assault26n/a287.5239.7246.8
Violent crime31n/a (estimate)343404381
Burglary40n/a442.4306.7376.0
Theft160n/a1,769.51,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft12n/a132.7153.8228.9
Property crime212n/a (estimate)2,3451,9332,200

Key findings

  • Monmouth crime rates are 4% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Monmouth are 10% lower than the national average
  • In Monmouth you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Monmouth is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Monmouth has increased by 15%

Monmouth crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Monmouth (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Monmouth, IL per 100,000 people. In Monmouth, the total number of daily crimes is 1.15 times more than the Illinois average and 1.04 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Monmouth is 1.18 times less than the Illinois average and 1.11 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Monmouth has a daily crime rate that is 1.21 times more than the Illinois average and 1.07 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Monmouth (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Monmouth, Illinois compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Monmouth safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Monmouth is safer than 19% of Illinois cities, and 31% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Illinois, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Monmouth. At this time, Monmouth sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Monmouth

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Monmouth is 1 in 292
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Monmouth is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Monmouth is 1 in 38
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Monmouth? In Monmouth, IL you have a 1 in 292 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Monmouth.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Monmouth, Illinois (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Monmouth has decreased by 13%, the amount of property crime in Monmouth has increased by 21%, and the total amount of crime in Monmouth has increased by 15% year over year.

      Monmouth police department

      ItemMonmouthIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3130,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.32.63.3
      There are a total of 31 Monmouth police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.2% greater than the Illinois average and 0.3% greater 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
      Roseville, IL1,1201979441,141
      Abingdon, IL3,1812921,3971,689
      Alexis, IL97901,9011,901
      Biggsville, IL3255432,5993,142
      Seaton, IL2055452,6083,153
      Media, IL1495632,6963,259
      Kirkwood, IL8485742,7473,321
      Monmouth, IL9,2723432,3452,687

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Morehead City, NC9,2733304,2164,546
      Ecorse, MI9,2701,0453,2014,247
      Waseca, MN9,267782,1312,209
      Grosse Pointe Farms, MI9,265669871,053
      Grants, NM9,2632121,5031,715
      Monmouth, IL9,2723432,3452,687
      Source: The Monmouth, 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.