Annual Crime In Monticello (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMonticello/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime39n/a (estimate)7022,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMonticello/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape0n/a0.046.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.0111.586.2
Assault11n/a197.9239.7246.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)198404381
Burglary4n/a72.0306.7376.0
Theft24n/a431.91,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0153.8228.9
Property crime28n/a (estimate)5041,9332,200

Key findings

  • Monticello crime rates are 73% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Monticello are 48% lower than the national average
  • In Monticello you have a 1 in 143 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Monticello is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Monticello has decreased by 24%

Monticello crime map

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Compare Monticello, IL Crime To Other Cities

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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 3.33 times less than the Illinois average and 3.68 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Monticello are 2.04 times less than the Illinois average and 1.92 times less than the national average. For property crime, Monticello has a daily crime rate that is 3.84 times less than the Illinois average and 4.37 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, IL compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it shows that Monticello is safer than 49% of Illinois cities, and 66% 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 506
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Monticello is 1 in 199
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Monticello is 1 in 143
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Monticello, IL you have a 1 in 506 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 199 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 143 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 118%, while the property crime rate in Monticello has decreased by 40% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Monticello has decreased by 24% 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, IL7,996115646761
      Cerro Gordo, IL1,4041889001,088
      Argenta, IL1,1251899041,093
      Bement, IL1,6461909091,098
      Lake of the Woods, IL2,6871969361,132
      Farmer City, IL2,0772009571,157
      Cisco, IL2404982,3842,883
      Monticello, IL5,609198504702

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Portland, CT5,60775642717
      Morris Plains, NJ5,612541,1071,162
      Avra Valley, AZ5,6065122,8843,396
      South Apopka, FL5,6134652,7563,221
      Exeter, PA5,6052151,3081,523
      Monticello, IL5,609198504702
      Source: The Monticello, 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.