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Total crime 44%
Violent crime 39%
Property crime 45%
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 peoplePontoon Beach/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime81n/a (estimate)1,4362,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape0n/a0.046.042.6
Robbery3n/a53.2111.586.2
Assault10n/a177.3239.7246.8
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)230404381
Burglary5n/a88.7306.7376.0
Theft53n/a939.71,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft10n/a177.3153.8228.9
Property crime68n/a (estimate)1,2061,9332,200

Key findings

  • Pontoon Beach crime rates are 44% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Pontoon Beach are 39% lower than the national average
  • In Pontoon Beach you have a 1 in 70 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Pontoon Beach is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Pontoon Beach has decreased by 22%

Pontoon Beach crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Pontoon Beach (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Pontoon Beach, Illinois is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Pontoon Beach are 1.63 times less than the Illinois average and 1.80 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Pontoon Beach are 1.75 times less than than Illinois and 1.65 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Pontoon Beach are 1.60 times less than than Illinois and 1.82 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Pontoon Beach (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Pontoon Beach in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Pontoon Beach safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Pontoon Beach being safer than 37% of cities in Illinois and 55% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Illinois cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Pontoon Beach. In conclusion, Pontoon Beach ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pontoon Beach

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pontoon Beach is 1 in 434
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pontoon Beach is 1 in 83
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Pontoon Beach is 1 in 70
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Pontoon Beach, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 434. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 83 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 Pontoon Beach is 1 in 70.

      Year Over Year Crime In Pontoon Beach (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Pontoon Beach, IL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Pontoon Beach has increased by 60%, while the property crime rate in Pontoon Beach has decreased by 29% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Pontoon Beach has decreased by 22% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Pontoon Beach police department

      ItemPontoon BeachIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2030,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.42.63.3
      There are a total of 20 Pontoon Beach police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.8% greater than the Illinois average and 5.7% greater 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
      Grantwood Village, MO1,01370372442
      Lakeshire, MO1,64172644716
      Fairmont City, IL2,349122608730
      Maryville, IL7,837113666779
      Edwardsville, IL25,04452738790
      Webster Groves, MO23,111109717826
      Hamel, IL1,0150860860
      Pontoon Beach, IL5,7532301,2061,436

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Trooper, PA5,754107522629
      Delano, MN5,7541611,4621,623
      Marlow Heights, MD5,7554662,0182,484
      Waynesboro, GA5,7555313,2223,753
      Fairwood, MD5,756181783964
      Pontoon Beach, IL5,7532301,2061,436
      Source: The Pontoon Beach, 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.