Reported Annual Crime In Mount Vernon

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 peopleMount Vernon/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,001n/a (estimate)6,7122,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMount Vernon/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape27n/a181.046.042.6
Robbery18n/a120.7111.586.2
Assault183n/a1,227.0239.7246.8
Violent crime228n/a (estimate)1,529404381
Burglary168n/a1,126.5306.7376.0
Theft585n/a3,922.51,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft20n/a134.1153.8228.9
Property crime773n/a (estimate)5,1831,9332,200
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Mount Vernon, IL. All reported Mount Vernon, IL crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Mount Vernon, IL overall crime rate is 187% higher than in comparison to the Illinois average; and is also 160% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Mount Vernon, IL, the rate is 278% higher than compared to the Illinois average, and 302% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Mount Vernon, IL comes in at 168% higher than to the average seen in Illinois, and 136% higher than the overall national average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mount Vernon is 160% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 18.39 daily crimes that occur in Mount Vernon.
  • Mount Vernon is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mount Vernon you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mount Vernon has increased by 4%.

Compare Mount Vernon, IL Crime To Other Cities

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

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Mount Vernon, IL for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Illinois as well as those across America as a whole. The Mount Vernon, IL total amount of daily offenses is 2.87 times more than the Illinois average and 2.60 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Mount Vernon, IL is 3.78 times more than the Illinois average, and it is 4.02 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Mount Vernon, IL has a daily crime figure that is 2.68 times more than the Illinois average and 2.36 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Mount Vernon (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Mount Vernon, IL compared to every other city in Illinois as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Mount Vernon, IL ranks safer than 2% of every city located within Illinois along with 6% 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. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Mount Vernon, IL. As a result, Mount Vernon, IL is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mount Vernon

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 66
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 20
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 15
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Mount Vernon, IL? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Mount Vernon, IL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 66. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 20 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Mount Vernon, IL is 1 in 15.

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

      Determining whether Mount Vernon, IL is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Mount Vernon, IL has increased by 19% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 1% year over year. Total crimes for Mount Vernon, IL has increased by 4% in the same time frame.

      Mount Vernon police department

      ItemMount VernonIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5530,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.62.63.3
      There are a total of 55 Mount Vernon police officers. This results in 3.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36.3% greater than the Illinois average and 11% 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

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      Ina, IL2,450170383553
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      Woodlawn, IL6395812,7803,360
      Waltonville, IL4125832,7913,374
      Mount Vernon, IL14,8801,5295,1836,712

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      Mount Vernon, IL14,8801,5295,1836,712
      Source: The Mount Vernon, 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.