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Total crime 56%
Violent crime 47%
Property crime 57%
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. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePayson/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,104 (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)200 (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)905 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Payson crime rates are 56% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Payson are 47% lower than the national average
  • In Payson you have a 1 in 91 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Payson is safer than 60% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Payson has decreased by 4%

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      Daily Crime In Payson (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Payson

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Payson is 1 in 502
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Payson is 1 in 111
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Payson is 1 in 91

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

      Payson police department

      ItemPaysonIllinoisNational
      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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      Barry, IL1,3621611,2061,367
      Palmyra, MO3,62003,1343,134
      Liberty, IL5045912,6783,269
      Coatsburg, IL1556152,7913,406
      Plainville, IL3346202,8123,432
      Kinderhook, IL3156242,8283,452
      El Dara, IL576272,8463,473
      Payson, IL1,2422009051,104

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gardner, IL1,242160726886
      Crocker, WA1,2421171,0691,186
      Tri-Lakes, IN1,24269365433
      Pine Prairie, LA1,2422691,5471,816
      Bergen, NY1,242183700883
      Payson, IL1,2422009051,104
      Source: The Payson, 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.