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Total crime 53%
Violent crime 69%
Property crime 51%
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 peoplePittsfield/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime49n/a (estimate)1,1592,2532,489
Murder1n/a23.76.65.0
Rape1n/a23.748.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault3n/a71.0254.0250.2
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)118407379
Burglary4n/a94.6271.7340.5
Theft38n/a898.81,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft2n/a47.3148.2219.9
Property crime44n/a (estimate)1,0411,8472,110

Key findings

  • Pittsfield crime rates are 53% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Pittsfield are 69% lower than the national average
  • In Pittsfield you have a 1 in 87 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Pittsfield is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Pittsfield has increased by 34%

Pittsfield crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Pittsfield (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Pittsfield, per 100,000 residents. In Pittsfield, the total number of daily crimes is 1.94 times less than the Illinois average and 2.15 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Pittsfield are 3.44 times less than the Illinois average and 3.21 times less than the national average. For property crime, Pittsfield has a daily crime rate that is 1.77 times less than the Illinois average and 2.03 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Pittsfield (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Illinois and all other cities across the US, is Pittsfield safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Pittsfield is safer than 54% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Pittsfield is safer than 70% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Illinois and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Pittsfield. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Pittsfield is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pittsfield

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pittsfield is 1 in 846
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pittsfield is 1 in 97
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Pittsfield is 1 in 87
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Pittsfield, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 846. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 97 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Pittsfield is 1 in 87.

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

      A good indicator of whether Pittsfield 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 Pittsfield has decreased by 26%, while the property crime rate in Pittsfield has increased by 48% year over year. The number of total crimes in Pittsfield has increased by 34% year over year.

      Pittsfield police department

      ItemPittsfieldIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)730,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.63.3
      There are a total of 7 Pittsfield police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 42.2% less than the Illinois average and 52.9% 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
      Pleasant Hill, IL1,217108108216
      Bluffs, IL7340308308
      Griggsville, IL1,3252159741,189
      Barry, IL1,3621611,2061,367
      Louisiana, MO3,2993702,7153,085
      Perry, IL3256162,7933,408
      El Dara, IL576272,8463,473
      Pittsfield, IL4,6041181,0411,159

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mayfair, CA4,6054582,4222,880
      Lake Sarasota, FL4,6052381,3501,588
      Negaunee, MI4,6061988801,078
      El Cerro Mission, NM4,6067922,9633,755
      Blackwood, NJ4,6021911,2321,423
      Pittsfield, IL4,6041181,0411,159
      Source: The Pittsfield, 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.