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Total crime 53%
Violent crime 40%
Property crime 56%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMount Sterling/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,091 (estimate)1,9852,346
Murdern/an/an/a9.16.5
Rapen/an/an/a40.438.4
Robberyn/an/an/a97.473.9
Assaultn/an/an/a278.9279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)234 (estimate)426388
Burglaryn/an/an/a246.4314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,143.51,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a169.5246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)857 (estimate)1,5591,958

Key findings

  • Mount Sterling crime rates are 53% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mount Sterling are 40% lower than the national average
  • In Mount Sterling you have a 1 in 92 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mount Sterling is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mount Sterling has decreased by 12%

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

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      Daily Crime In Mount Sterling (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mount Sterling

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mount Sterling is 1 in 428
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mount Sterling is 1 in 117
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Sterling is 1 in 92

      Year Over Year Crime In Mount Sterling (per 100,000 people)

      Mount Sterling police department

      ItemMount SterlingIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)830,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.02.63.3
      There are a total of 8 Mount Sterling police officers. This results in 4.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 50.9% greater than the Illinois average and 22.9% 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
      Meredosia, IL1,0292228141,036
      Rushville, IL2,9731742,4762,651
      Mound Station, IL1585922,1672,759
      Golden, IL6436162,2532,869
      Versailles, IL4206172,2572,874
      La Prairie, IL686292,3032,932
      Perry, IL3256442,3593,003
      Mount Sterling, IL2,1842348571,091

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pawnee, OK2,1847162,7193,435
      Eastpoint, FL2,1851999151,113
      Oakwood, PA2,1832128931,105
      Sac City, IA2,185971,7021,800
      Lake Butler city, FL2,1852231,0271,250
      Mount Sterling, IL2,1842348571,091
      Source: The Mount Sterling, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.