Reported Annual Crime In Murphysboro

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 peopleMurphysboro/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime284n/a (estimate)3,7812,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMurphysboro/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape9n/a119.846.042.6
Robbery4n/a53.3111.586.2
Assault40n/a532.6239.7246.8
Violent crime53n/a (estimate)706404381
Burglary82n/a1,091.7306.7376.0
Theft144n/a1,917.21,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft5n/a66.6153.8228.9
Property crime231n/a (estimate)3,0751,9332,200
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Murphysboro, IL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Murphysboro, IL, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Murphysboro, IL is 62% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Illinois, and when compared with the national average, is 47% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Murphysboro, IL has 75% higher than violent crime rate than Illinois average, while remaining 85% higher than the national average. In property crime, Murphysboro, IL is 59% higher than the average of Illinois and is 40% higher than the national average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Murphysboro is 47% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.36 daily crimes that occur in Murphysboro.
  • Murphysboro is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Murphysboro you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Murphysboro has decreased by 41%.

Compare Murphysboro, IL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Murphysboro (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Murphysboro, IL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Illinois as well as national figures. In Murphysboro, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.62 times more than the Illinois average and 1.47 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Murphysboro, IL are 1.75 times more than the Illinois average and 1.85 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Murphysboro, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.59 times more than the Illinois average and 1.40 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Murphysboro (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Murphysboro, IL compared to every other city in Illinois as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Murphysboro, IL ranks safer than 6% of every city located within Illinois along with 12% 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 Murphysboro, IL. As a result, Murphysboro, IL is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Murphysboro

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Murphysboro is 1 in 142
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Murphysboro is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Murphysboro is 1 in 27
      Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Murphysboro, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Murphysboro, IL you have a 1 in 142 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 33 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Murphysboro, IL.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Murphysboro, IL is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Murphysboro, IL has decreased by 8% and the rate of property crime in Murphysboro, IL has decreased by 45%. The total crime rate in Murphysboro, IL has decreased by 41% year to year.

      Murphysboro police department

      ItemMurphysboroIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2130,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.63.3
      There are a total of 21 Murphysboro police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.8% less than the Illinois average and 19.2% 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
      Crainville, IL1,456160766926
      De Soto, IL1,658196782978
      Carterville, IL5,7422219881,209
      Cambria, IL1,3372101,0041,214
      Elkville, IL1,1402151,0261,241
      Royalton, IL1,1242171,0401,258
      Makanda, IL5903101,4821,791
      Murphysboro, IL8,0077063,0753,781

      Cities with similar population

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      Blair, NE8,007991,5801,678
      Village Green-Green Ridge, PA8,0022141,0421,256
      West Livingston, TX8,0125463,1453,691
      Sound Beach, NY8,0013021,2411,542
      South Boston, VA8,0003634,3394,701
      Murphysboro, IL8,0077063,0753,781
      Source: The Murphysboro, 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.