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Total crime 85%
Violent crime 101%
Property crime 82%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePeoria/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,369n/a (estimate)4,7682,3372,580
Murder22n/a19.56.95.0
Rape68n/a60.446.042.6
Robbery201n/a178.5111.586.2
Assault569n/a505.4239.7246.8
Violent crime860n/a (estimate)764404381
Burglary890n/a790.4306.7376.0
Theft3,197n/a2,839.41,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft422n/a374.8153.8228.9
Property crime4,509n/a (estimate)4,0051,9332,200

Key findings

  • Peoria crime rates are 85% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Peoria are 101% higher than the national average
  • In Peoria you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Peoria is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Peoria has decreased by 4%

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      Daily Crime In Peoria (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Peoria, IL per 100,000 people. In Peoria, the total number of daily crimes is 2.04 times more than the Illinois average and 1.85 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Peoria is 1.89 times more than the Illinois average and 2.01 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Peoria has a daily crime rate that is 2.07 times more than the Illinois average and 1.82 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Peoria (higher is better)

      Is Peoria safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Peoria to other cities in the state and across the country, Peoria is 2% safer than other cities of Illinois and 5% safer than other cities in the nation. Peoria has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Peoria

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Peoria is 1 in 131
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Peoria is 1 in 25
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Peoria is 1 in 21
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Peoria? In Peoria, you have a 1 in 131 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 25. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Peoria, IL is 1 in 21.

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

      A good indicator of whether Peoria is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Peoria has increased by 1%, while the property crime rate in Peoria has decreased by 5% year over year. The number of total crimes in Peoria has decreased by 4% year over year.

      Peoria police department

      ItemPeoriaIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)23630,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.63.3
      There are a total of 236 Peoria police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.7% less than the Illinois average and 37% 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, IL1,234102102205
      Dunlap, IL1,35190432522
      Lake Camelot, IL1,890121577698
      Germantown Hills, IL3,491122586708
      Morton, IL16,343110632742
      Marquette Heights, IL2,891150599749
      Heritage Lake, IL1,482133639772
      Peoria, IL115,9907644,0054,768

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fargo, ND115,9504183,1473,565
      Provo, UT115,7181751,7711,947
      El Monte, CA115,6653111,9252,236
      Springfield, IL116,7458334,7875,620
      Columbia, MO117,1653612,8183,179
      Peoria, IL115,9907644,0054,768
      Source: The Peoria, 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.