B+
Total crime 22%
Violent crime 43%
Property crime 18%
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 peopleNormal/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,104n/a (estimate)2,0252,3372,580
Murder2n/a3.76.95.0
Rape35n/a64.246.042.6
Robbery21n/a38.5111.586.2
Assault61n/a111.9239.7246.8
Violent crime119n/a (estimate)218404381
Burglary119n/a218.2306.7376.0
Theft843n/a1,546.11,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft23n/a42.2153.8228.9
Property crime985n/a (estimate)1,8071,9332,200

Key findings

  • Normal crime rates are 22% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Normal are 43% lower than the national average
  • In Normal you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Normal is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Normal has decreased by 9%

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      Daily Crime In Normal (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Normal, IL per 100,000 people. In Normal, the total number of daily crimes is 1.15 times less than the Illinois average and 1.27 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Normal is 1.85 times less than the Illinois average and 1.74 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Normal has a daily crime rate that is 1.07 times less than the Illinois average and 1.22 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Normal (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Illinois and all other cities across the US, is Normal safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Normal is safer than 31% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Normal is safer than 48% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Illinois and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Normal. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Normal is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Normal

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Normal is 1 in 459
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Normal is 1 in 56
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Normal is 1 in 50
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Normal? If you reside in Normal, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 459. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 56 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Normal, is 1 in 50.

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

      A good indicator of whether Normal is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Normal has decreased by 17%, while the property crime rate in Normal has decreased by 8% year over year. The number of total crimes in Normal has decreased by 9% year over year.

      Normal police department

      ItemNormalIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9230,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.63.3
      There are a total of 92 Normal police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.2% less than the Illinois average and 46.4% 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
      Stanford, IL701000
      Lexington, IL2,107494998
      Danvers, IL1,2910180180
      Hudson, IL1,7040219219
      Chenoa, IL1,84064223286
      Twin Grove, IL1,92992440532
      McLean, IL7790626626
      Normal, IL54,5342181,8072,025

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Dublin, CA54,5231701,8722,042
      Mount Prospect, IL54,552591,0351,095
      Rosemead, CA54,5073552,3312,686
      Greenwood, IN54,5641423,0473,190
      Highland, CA54,4903742,0542,428
      Normal, IL54,5342181,8072,025
      Source: The Normal, 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.