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Total crime 41%
Violent crime 78%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMontgomery/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime304n/a (estimate)1,5282,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape2n/a10.146.042.6
Robbery5n/a25.1111.586.2
Assault10n/a50.3239.7246.8
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)85404381
Burglary20n/a100.5306.7376.0
Theft262n/a1,316.81,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft5n/a25.1153.8228.9
Property crime287n/a (estimate)1,4421,9332,200

Key findings

  • Montgomery crime rates are 41% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Montgomery are 78% lower than the national average
  • In Montgomery you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Montgomery is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Montgomery has decreased by 24%

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

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      Daily Crime In Montgomery (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Montgomery for every 100,000 residents. The Montgomery total amount of daily crime is 1.53 times less than the Illinois average and 1.69 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Montgomery, is 4.73 times less than the Illinois average, and it is 4.45 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Montgomery has a daily crime average that is 1.34 times less than the Illinois average and 1.52 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Montgomery (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Montgomery to every other city in Illinois, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Montgomery safe? The gauges above illustrate that Montgomery is safer than 51% of every city located within Illinois along with 68% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Illinois and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Montgomery, IL is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Montgomery

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Montgomery is 1 in 1171
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Montgomery is 1 in 70
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Montgomery is 1 in 66
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Montgomery, Illinois? If you reside in Montgomery, then there is a 1 in 1171 chance that you will experience a violent crime. 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 70. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 66 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Montgomery.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Montgomery, 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 Montgomery has decreased by 46%, the amount of property crime in Montgomery has decreased by 22%, and the total amount of crime in Montgomery has decreased by 24% year over year.

      Montgomery police department

      ItemMontgomeryIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3230,690558,732
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Naperville, IL145,78969136205
      Sandwich, IL7,49195122217
      Elburn, IL5,5940220220
      Prestbury, IL1,78057271328
      Winfield, IL9,543102338440
      Rockdale, IL2,151206309516
      Lisle, IL22,98970462531
      Montgomery, IL19,055851,4421,528

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      White Oak, OH19,0682662,0712,337
      Jacksonville, IL19,0423552,8333,188
      Pinole, CA19,0403593,8294,188
      Mineola, NY19,0712329551,188
      Ballenger Creek, MD19,0775402,3402,879
      Montgomery, IL19,055851,4421,528
      Source: The Montgomery, 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.