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Total crime 34%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 29%
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, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOakland/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,326 (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)601 (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)2,725 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Oakland crime rates are 34% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Oakland are 58% higher than the national average
  • In Oakland you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Oakland is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Oakland has decreased by 4%

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      Daily Crime In Oakland (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oakland

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oakland is 1 in 167
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oakland is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Oakland is 1 in 31

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

      Oakland police department

      ItemOaklandIllinoisNational
      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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      Kansas, IL6520139139
      Westfield, IL7420360360
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      Villa Grove, IL2,2222099481,157
      Arcola, IL2,8811411,0601,201
      Tuscola, IL4,4783461,2451,591
      Ashmore, IL8525542,5113,065
      Oakland, IL8986012,7253,326

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      Gorman, TX89896674771
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      Eureka, SD8985572,4703,027
      Oakland, IL8986012,7253,326
      Source: The Oakland, 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.