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Total crime 31%
Violent crime 55%
Property crime 27%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNew Bedford/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,259 (estimate)2,2532,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a48.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a98.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a254.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)589 (estimate)407379
Burglaryn/an/an/a271.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,670 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • New Bedford crime rates are 31% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in New Bedford are 55% higher than the national average
  • In New Bedford you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • New Bedford is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in New Bedford has decreased by 4%

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in New Bedford

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in New Bedford is 1 in 170
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in New Bedford is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in New Bedford is 1 in 31

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

      New Bedford police department

      ItemNew BedfordIllinoisNational
      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
      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.

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      Prophetstown, IL2,093000
      Annawan, IL916117586703
      Walnut, IL1,6011898561,045
      Atkinson, IL1,0351908621,052
      Princeton, IL7,7411471,8532,000
      Sheffield, IL7365662,5653,131
      Lyndon, IL6905732,5983,171
      New Bedford, IL595892,6703,259

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      Martinsburg, NE594012,7193,120
      New Bedford, IL595892,6703,259
      Source: The New Bedford, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.