Reported Annual Crime In Olney

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOlney/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime396n/a (estimate)4,4352,4502,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOlney/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.3
Rape6n/a67.243.441.7
Robbery1n/a11.2137.298.0
Assault27n/a302.4250.4248.9
Violent crime34n/a (estimate)381439394
Burglary55n/a616.0339.5430.4
Theft295n/a3,304.21,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft12n/a134.4163.1237.4
Property crime362n/a (estimate)4,0552,0112,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Olney, IL for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Olney, IL is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Olney, IL crime rates are 81% higher than in comparison to the Illinois mean and are 61% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Olney, IL has a rate that is 13% lower than the Illinois average; compared to the United States, it is 3% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Olney, IL is 102% higher than its state's mean, and 72% higher than the country's average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Olney is 61% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.15 daily crimes that occur in Olney.
  • Olney is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Olney you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Olney has increased by 45%.

Compare Olney, IL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Olney (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Olney, IL on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Illinois. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Olney, IL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois state wide, are 1.81 times more than the state average and 1.61 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Olney, IL on a daily bases are 1.15 times less than than Illinois average and 1.03 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Olney, IL are 2.02 times more than the daily state average and 1.72 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Olney (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Olney, IL area in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Olney, IL being safer than 11% of cities in Illinois and 20% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Illinois cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Olney, IL. In conclusion, Olney, IL now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Olney

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Olney is 1 in 263
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Olney is 1 in 25
The chance of being a victim of crime in Olney is 1 in 23
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Olney, IL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Olney, IL you have a 1 in 263 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Olney, IL.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Olney, IL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Olney, IL has increased by 81%, the amount of property crime in Olney, IL has increased by 43%, and the total amount of crime in Olney, IL has increased by 45% year to year.

Olney police department

ItemOlneyIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1430,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.63.3
There are a total of 14 Olney police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 42.1% less than the Illinois average and 52.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Sumner, IL5,09432379411
Ste. Marie, IL2755962,7303,325
Claremont, IL2726132,8063,419
Calhoun, IL1846442,9523,596
Noble, IL6046613,0303,691
West Salem, IL8586623,0333,696
Parkersburg, IL1466643,0403,703
Olney, IL8,9313814,0554,435

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Derby, CO8,9304923,6094,101
Canonsburg, PA8,933181373553
Makaha, HI8,9342973,3503,647
Liberty, TX8,9365592,4503,008
Madeira, OH8,924105849953
Olney, IL8,9313814,0554,435
Source: The Olney, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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