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Total crime 35%
Violent crime 59%
Property crime 31%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePittsburg/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,494 (estimate)2,3372,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a46.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a111.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a239.7246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)604 (estimate)404381
Burglaryn/an/an/a306.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a153.8228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,890 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Pittsburg crime rates are 35% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Pittsburg are 59% higher than the national average
  • In Pittsburg you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Pittsburg is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Pittsburg has decreased by 5%

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

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      Daily Crime In Pittsburg (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pittsburg

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pittsburg is 1 in 166
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pittsburg is 1 in 35
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Pittsburg is 1 in 29

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

      Pittsburg police department

      ItemPittsburgIllinoisNational
      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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      Crainville, IL1,456160766926
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      Cambria, IL1,3372101,0041,214
      Christopher, IL2,9825526991,251
      Royalton, IL1,1242171,0401,258
      Zeigler, IL1,7712251,0771,302
      Carrier Mills, IL2,1292511,2031,455
      Pittsburg, IL5646042,8903,494

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      Shelburne, VT56438614652
      Melrose, WI5644012,1192,519
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      Pittsburg, IL5646042,8903,494
      Source: The Pittsburg, 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.