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Total crime 63%
Violent crime 77%
Property crime 60%
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 peopleMount Zion/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime56n/a (estimate)9632,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape0n/a0.046.042.6
Robbery1n/a17.2111.586.2
Assault4n/a68.8239.7246.8
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)86404381
Burglary11n/a189.1306.7376.0
Theft38n/a653.41,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a34.4153.8228.9
Property crime51n/a (estimate)8771,9332,200

Key findings

  • Mount Zion crime rates are 63% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mount Zion are 77% lower than the national average
  • In Mount Zion you have a 1 in 104 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mount Zion is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mount Zion has increased by 3%

Mount Zion crime map

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

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

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Mount Zion, per 100,000 residents. In Mount Zion, the total number of daily crimes is 2.43 times less than the Illinois average and 2.68 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Mount Zion are 4.70 times less than the Illinois average and 4.43 times less than the national average. For property crime, Mount Zion has a daily crime rate that is 2.20 times less than the Illinois average and 2.51 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Mount Zion (higher is better)

      How safe is Mount Zion, Illinois compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Mount Zion is safer than 67% of the cities in Illinois and 79% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Illinois and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Mount Zion. Overall, Mount Zion is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mount Zion

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mount Zion is 1 in 1164
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mount Zion is 1 in 115
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Zion is 1 in 104
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Mount Zion, Illinois you have a 1 in 1164 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 115 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 104 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Mount Zion.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Mount Zion, 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 Mount Zion has decreased by 54%, the amount of property crime in Mount Zion has increased by 17%, and the total amount of crime in Mount Zion has increased by 3% year over year.

      Mount Zion police department

      ItemMount ZionIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1230,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.63.3
      There are a total of 12 Mount Zion police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.3% less than the Illinois average and 36.7% 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
      Warrensburg, IL1,365177353530
      Forsyth, IL3,421125597722
      Long Creek, IL1,508153732884
      Moweaqua, IL1,874175759935
      Bethany, IL1,27579870949
      Harristown, IL1,2401788541,032
      Cerro Gordo, IL1,4041889001,088
      Mount Zion, IL5,89486877963

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Central City, KY5,895529751,027
      Marion, VA5,8915163,2593,776
      Crafton, PA5,8991292,6512,780
      North Hobbs, NM5,8995682,2682,836
      Norwood, PA5,900689841,052
      Mount Zion, IL5,89486877963
      Source: The Mount Zion, 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.