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Total crime 34%
Violent crime 38%
Property crime 46%
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 peoplePeoria Heights/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime95n/a (estimate)1,6542,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape11n/a191.648.042.6
Robbery2n/a34.898.481.6
Assault17n/a296.1254.0250.2
Violent crime30n/a (estimate)522407379
Burglary25n/a435.4271.7340.5
Theft22n/a383.11,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft18n/a313.5148.2219.9
Property crime65n/a (estimate)1,1321,8472,110

Key findings

  • Peoria Heights crime rates are 34% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Peoria Heights are 38% higher than the national average
  • In Peoria Heights you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Peoria Heights is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Peoria Heights has decreased by 11%

Peoria Heights crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Peoria Heights (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Peoria Heights, per 100,000 residents. In Peoria Heights, the total number of daily crimes is 1.36 times less than the Illinois average and 1.50 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Peoria Heights are 1.28 times more than the Illinois average and 1.38 times more than the national average. For property crime, Peoria Heights has a daily crime rate that is 1.63 times less than the Illinois average and 1.86 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Peoria Heights (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Peoria Heights to every other city in Illinois, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Peoria Heights safe? The gauges above illustrate that Peoria Heights is safer than 29% of every city located within Illinois along with 42% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Illinois and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Peoria Heights, IL is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Peoria Heights

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Peoria Heights is 1 in 192
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Peoria Heights is 1 in 89
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Peoria Heights is 1 in 61
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Peoria Heights, Illinois you have a 1 in 192 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 89 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Peoria Heights.

      Year Over Year Crime In Peoria Heights (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Peoria Heights, Illinois (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Peoria Heights has increased by 69%, the amount of property crime in Peoria Heights has decreased by 27%, and the total amount of crime in Peoria Heights has decreased by 11% year over year.

      Peoria Heights police department

      ItemPeoria HeightsIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1630,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.63.3
      There are a total of 16 Peoria Heights police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.1% less than the Illinois average and 20.2% 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
      Glasford, IL1,2340208208
      Marquette Heights, IL2,8910265265
      Dunlap, IL1,35191412503
      Morton, IL16,343185475660
      Lake Camelot, IL1,890121551672
      Germantown Hills, IL3,491123559683
      Heritage Lake, IL1,482134610744
      Peoria Heights, IL6,0195221,1321,654

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pahokee, FL6,0229312,5263,457
      Ashton-Sandy Spring, MD6,024148634782
      Munford, TN6,0252791,3321,611
      Maquoketa, IA6,0252512,3112,562
      Waupaca, WI6,0261362,1112,247
      Peoria Heights, IL6,0195221,1321,654
      Source: The Peoria Heights, 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.