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Total crime 72%
Violent crime 43%
Property crime 77%
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 peopleMonticello/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime39n/a (estimate)6992,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape1n/a17.948.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault11n/a197.2254.0250.2
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)215407379
Burglary8n/a143.4271.7340.5
Theft18n/a322.81,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a17.9148.2219.9
Property crime27n/a (estimate)4841,8472,110

Key findings

  • Monticello crime rates are 72% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Monticello are 43% lower than the national average
  • In Monticello you have a 1 in 144 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Monticello is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Monticello has not changed

Monticello crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Monticello (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Monticello, per 100,000 residents. In Monticello, the total number of daily crimes is 3.22 times less than the Illinois average and 3.56 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Monticello are 1.89 times less than the Illinois average and 1.76 times less than the national average. For property crime, Monticello has a daily crime rate that is 3.81 times less than the Illinois average and 4.36 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Monticello (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Monticello, Illinois compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Monticello safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Monticello is safer than 46% of Illinois cities, and 62% 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 Monticello. At this time, Monticello sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Monticello

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Monticello is 1 in 465
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Monticello is 1 in 207
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Monticello is 1 in 144
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Monticello, Illinois you have a 1 in 465 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 207 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 144 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Monticello.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Monticello, IL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Monticello has increased by 9%, while the property crime rate in Monticello has decreased by 4% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Monticello has not changed with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Monticello police department

      ItemMonticelloIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)730,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.32.63.3
      There are a total of 7 Monticello police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 52.2% less than the Illinois average and 61.1% 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
      Mahomet, IL7,996114557671
      Cerro Gordo, IL1,4041908601,049
      Argenta, IL1,1251908631,053
      Bement, IL1,6461918681,059
      Lake of the Woods, IL2,6871978941,091
      Farmer City, IL2,0772019141,115
      Cisco, IL2405022,2772,779
      Monticello, IL5,609215484699

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Portland, CT5,60743409453
      Avra Valley, AZ5,6064902,6293,119
      Morris Plains, NJ5,612341,1961,230
      South Apopka, FL5,6134572,5923,048
      Exeter, PA5,6052921,3391,632
      Monticello, IL5,609215484699
      Source: The Monticello, 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.