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Total crime 59%
Violent crime 46%
Property crime 61%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; 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)973 (estimate)1,9852,346
Murdern/an/an/a9.16.5
Rapen/an/an/a40.438.4
Robberyn/an/an/a97.473.9
Assaultn/an/an/a278.9279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)209 (estimate)426388
Burglaryn/an/an/a246.4314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,143.51,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a169.5246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)764 (estimate)1,5591,958

Key findings

  • Payson crime rates are 59% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Payson are 46% lower than the national average
  • In Payson you have a 1 in 103 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Payson is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Payson has decreased by 12%

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

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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 479
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Payson is 1 in 131
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Payson is 1 in 103

      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Barry, IL1,3621611,2061,367
      Palmyra, MO3,620282,8082,836
      Liberty, IL5046182,2622,880
      Coatsburg, IL1556442,3573,001
      Plainville, IL3346492,3753,024
      Kinderhook, IL3156532,3883,041
      El Dara, IL576572,4033,060
      Payson, IL1,242209764973

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Avila Beach, CA1,24262300362
      Julesburg, CO1,2422181,4581,676
      Palm Shores, FL1,242135624759
      Gardner, IL1,242167613780
      Tri-Lakes, IN1,24266330396
      Payson, IL1,242209764973
      Source: The Payson, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.