Reported Annual Crime In Princeton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePrinceton/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime143n/a (estimate)1,8942,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePrinceton/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.3
Rape0n/a0.043.441.7
Robbery3n/a39.7137.298.0
Assault7n/a92.7250.4248.9
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)132439383
Burglary23n/a304.6339.5430.4
Theft108n/a1,430.51,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft2n/a26.5163.1237.4
Property crime133n/a (estimate)1,7622,0112,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Princeton, IL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Princeton, IL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Princeton, IL averages 23% lower than the rest of Illinois while the rate of crime on a national scale is 31% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Princeton, IL is 70% lower than the average rate of crime in Illinois and 65% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 12% lower than the remainder of the state of Illinois and 25% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Princeton, IL area.
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The Princeton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Princeton as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Princeton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Princeton is 31% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.19 daily crimes that occur in Princeton.
  • Princeton is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Princeton you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Princeton has increased by 10%.

Compare Princeton, IL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Princeton (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Princeton, IL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Illinois as well as national figures. In Princeton, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.29 times less than the Illinois average and 1.45 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Princeton, IL are 3.31 times less than the Illinois average and 2.89 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Princeton, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.14 times less than the Illinois average and 1.34 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Princeton (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Princeton, IL area in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Princeton, IL being safer than 45% of cities in Illinois and 62% of cities across the United States as a whole. 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 Princeton, IL. In conclusion, Princeton, IL now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Princeton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Princeton is 1 in 756
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Princeton is 1 in 57
The chance of being a victim of crime in Princeton is 1 in 53
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Princeton, IL? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Princeton, IL, then there is a 1 in 756 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 57. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 53 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Princeton, IL.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Princeton, IL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Princeton, IL has decreased by 49%, the amount of property crime in Princeton, IL has increased by 20%, and the total amount of crime in Princeton, IL has increased by 10% year to year.

Princeton police department

ItemPrincetonIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1830,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.63.3
There are a total of 18 Princeton police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10.4% less than the Illinois average and 27% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Walnut, IL1,6010377377
De Pue, IL1,6610994994
Ladd, IL1,1781838391,022
Granville, IL1,3051928791,071
Spring Valley, IL5,365961,4951,591
Mark, IL5305102,3382,848
Hennepin, IL8155112,3432,854
Princeton, IL7,7411321,7621,894

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Wading River, NY7,742182771953
Quincy, FL7,7431,0893,7654,854
Three Rivers, MI7,7435983,7954,392
Lander, WY7,74402,8022,802
Southwest Ranches, FL7,7451251,6021,727
Princeton, IL7,7411321,7621,894
Source: The Princeton, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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