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Total crime 9%
Violent crime 54%
Property crime 20%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOblong/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime31n/a (estimate)2,2662,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape0n/a0.048.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault8n/a584.8254.0250.2
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)585407379
Burglary10n/a731.0271.7340.5
Theft13n/a950.31,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0148.2219.9
Property crime23n/a (estimate)1,6811,8472,110

Key findings

  • Oblong crime rates are 9% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Oblong are 54% higher than the national average
  • In Oblong you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Oblong is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Oblong has increased by 141%

Oblong crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Oblong (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oblong

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oblong is 1 in 172
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oblong is 1 in 60
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Oblong is 1 in 45

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

      Oblong police department

      ItemOblongIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)130,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.72.63.3
      There are a total of 1 Oblong police officers. This results in 0.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 74.3% less than the Illinois average and 79.1% 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
      Newton, IL2,6315256651,191
      Robinson, IL7,4474772,1612,638
      Ste. Marie, IL2755522,5063,058
      Stoy, IL1305752,6083,183
      Hidalgo, IL1056122,7743,386
      Hutsonville, IL5546162,7943,410
      Rose Hill, IL576202,8113,431
      Oblong, IL1,5715851,6812,266

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Archer City, TX1,571346115462
      Robie Creek, ID1,57044242286
      Northville, NY1,57077295373
      Vernon Valley, NJ1,57078501579
      Chesapeake, WV1,570141704845
      Oblong, IL1,5715851,6812,266
      Source: The Oblong, 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.