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Total crime 38%
Violent crime 50%
Property crime 53%
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 peopleRichmond/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime31n/a (estimate)1,6102,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape3n/a155.846.042.6
Robbery1n/a51.9111.586.2
Assault7n/a363.4239.7246.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)571404381
Burglary4n/a207.7306.7376.0
Theft15n/a778.81,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a51.9153.8228.9
Property crime20n/a (estimate)1,0381,9332,200

Key findings

  • Richmond crime rates are 38% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Richmond are 50% higher than the national average
  • In Richmond you have a 1 in 63 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Richmond is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Richmond has decreased by 29%

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      Daily Crime In Richmond (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Richmond

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Richmond is 1 in 176
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Richmond is 1 in 97
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Richmond is 1 in 63

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

      Richmond police department

      ItemRichmondIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)330,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.63.3
      There are a total of 3 Richmond police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 39.6% less than the Illinois average and 50.8% 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
      McCullom Lake, IL1,0119999198
      Fontana-on-Geneva Lake, WI1,63641219260
      Prairie Grove, IL1,70457271328
      Bull Valley, IL1,21357271328
      Williams Bay, WI2,6050423423
      Lakemoor, IL6,31399347447
      Lake Villa, IL8,916103378481
      Richmond, IL2,0385711,0381,610

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lavonia, GA2,0389254,6695,594
      Crow Agency, MT2,0382311,5421,773
      Victoria, VA2,038611,8391,901
      Hillsborough, NH2,0373031,2971,600
      St. Bonaventure, NY2,0372209041,123
      Richmond, IL2,0385711,0381,610
      Source: The Richmond, 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.