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Total crime 45%
Violent crime 59%
Property crime 43%
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 peopleNew Athens/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime27n/a (estimate)1,4192,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape0n/a0.046.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.0111.586.2
Assault3n/a157.6239.7246.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)158404381
Burglary4n/a210.2306.7376.0
Theft20n/a1,051.01,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0153.8228.9
Property crime24n/a (estimate)1,2611,9332,200

Key findings

  • New Athens crime rates are 45% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in New Athens are 59% lower than the national average
  • In New Athens you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • New Athens is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in New Athens has increased by 44%

New Athens crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In New Athens (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in New Athens

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in New Athens is 1 in 635
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in New Athens is 1 in 80
      The chance of being a victim of crime in New Athens is 1 in 71

      Year Over Year Crime In New Athens (per 100,000 people)

      New Athens police department

      ItemNew AthensIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)330,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.63.3
      There are a total of 3 New Athens police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 44.9% less than the Illinois average and 55.1% 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
      Smithton, IL3,79226209235
      Freeburg, IL4,11147683730
      Lenzburg, IL5860820820
      Red Bud, IL3,597114742856
      Mascoutah, IL7,917871,0771,164
      Millstadt, IL3,9112039731,177
      Ruma, IL27801,2991,299
      New Athens, IL2,1061581,2611,419

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      New Eagle, PA2,106161782943
      Somonauk, IL2,10653266319
      Boulevard Gardens, FL2,1052021,1951,397
      Loretto, TN2,1052832,7703,053
      Leechburg, PA2,105200649849
      New Athens, IL2,1061581,2611,419
      Source: The New Athens, 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.