Reported Annual Crime In Nelson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNelson/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,865 (estimate)2,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNelson/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a7.85.3
Rapen/an/an/a43.441.7
Robberyn/an/an/a137.298.0
Assaultn/an/an/a250.4248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)692 (estimate)439383
Burglaryn/an/an/a339.5430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a163.1237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,172 (estimate)2,0112,362

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The Nelson crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Nelson as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Nelson crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Nelson is 41% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.59 daily crimes that occur in Nelson.
  • Nelson is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Nelson you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Nelson has increased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Nelson (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Nelson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Nelson is 1 in 145
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Nelson is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Nelson is 1 in 26

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

Nelson police department

ItemNelsonIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a30,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Milledgeville, IL1,052310413723
Rock Falls, IL9,1042021,1201,322
Amboy, IL2,519871,7331,820
Lost Nation, IL6333531,6161,969
Polo, IL2,1312261,7661,992
Grand Detour, IL4893821,7502,132
Dixon, IL14,8021862,1072,293
Nelson, IL1326923,1723,865

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ellenton, GA1325364,2964,833
Heidelberg, MN1322262,0782,303
Whittlesey, WI1323662,0702,436
Prathersville, MO1325572,9813,538
Palo Blanco, TX1326833,9884,671
Nelson, IL1326923,1723,865
Source: The Nelson, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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