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Total crime 48%
Violent crime 25%
Property crime 53%
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 peoplePaxton/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime54n/a (estimate)1,2872,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape3n/a71.548.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault9n/a214.5254.0250.2
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)286407379
Burglary8n/a190.7271.7340.5
Theft32n/a762.61,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft2n/a47.7148.2219.9
Property crime42n/a (estimate)1,0011,8472,110

Key findings

  • Paxton crime rates are 48% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Paxton are 25% lower than the national average
  • In Paxton you have a 1 in 78 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Paxton is safer than 47% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Paxton has decreased by 9%

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

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      Daily Crime In Paxton (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Paxton, IL per 100,000 people. In Paxton, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.75 times less than the Illinois average and 1.93 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Paxton is 1.42 times less than the Illinois average and 1.33 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Paxton has a daily crime rate that is 1.84 times less than the Illinois average and 2.11 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Paxton (higher is better)

      How safe is Paxton, Illinois compared to other cities in Illinois and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Paxton is safer than 33% of the cities in Illinois and 47% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Illinois and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Paxton. Overall, Paxton is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Paxton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Paxton is 1 in 350
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Paxton is 1 in 100
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Paxton is 1 in 78
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Paxton? In Paxton, you have a 1 in 350 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 100. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Paxton, IL is 1 in 78.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Paxton is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Paxton has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 9% in Paxton, while property crimes in Paxton have decreased by 13%. Total crime has decreased by 9% year over year.

      Paxton police department

      ItemPaxtonIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)630,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.42.63.3
      There are a total of 6 Paxton police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 49% less than the Illinois average and 58.5% 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
      Rankin, IL457000
      Gifford, IL84991091
      Gibson City, IL3,423152396548
      Thomasboro, IL1,12291823914
      Fisher, IL1,98901,0171,017
      Rantoul, IL13,2382532,5052,757
      Penfield, IL1515512,5003,051
      Paxton, IL4,2762861,0011,287

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hyde Park, UT4,2771551,4291,584
      Garden City South, NY4,275119453572
      Scottdale, PA4,2772201,4411,661
      Minersville, PA4,274216529745
      Slatington, PA4,278461,2961,342
      Paxton, IL4,2762861,0011,287
      Source: The Paxton, 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.