F
Total crime 24%
Violent crime 46%
Property crime 20%
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 peopleScales Mound/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,204 (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)554 (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)2,650 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Scales Mound crime rates are 24% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Scales Mound are 46% higher than the national average
  • In Scales Mound you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Scales Mound is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Scales Mound has decreased by 5%

Scales Mound crime map

  • Lower crime
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Higher crime
  • No data available
Crime map data by SpotCrime. Sign up for local SpotCrime alerts.
The Scales Mound crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Scales Mound 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 Scales Mound crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Safest Places to Live in and Around Scales Mound

See all the best places to live around Scales Mound

Compare Scales Mound, IL Crime

      vs
      How would you rate the amount of crime in Scales Mound?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      Do you feel safe walking alone at night in Scales Mound?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      See all Scales Mound poll results

      Daily Crime In Scales Mound (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Scales Mound (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Scales Mound

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Scales Mound is 1 in 181
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Scales Mound is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Scales Mound is 1 in 32

      Year Over Year Crime In Scales Mound (per 100,000 people)

      Scales Mound police department

      ItemScales MoundIllinoisNational
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Cuba City, WI2,07609898
      Warren, IL1,4352270227
      The Galena Territory, IL1,24157271328
      Hazel Green, WI1,04881325407
      Elizabeth, IL7710686686
      Bellevue, IA2,193110747858
      Stockton, IL1,877581,2141,272
      Scales Mound, IL5565542,6503,204

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Clermont, IA5563212,1732,494
      Greasewood, AZ5567444,1914,934
      Atlanta, MO5567443,9214,665
      Lost Creek, WV5563091,5821,891
      North Fairfield, OH5563642,8273,190
      Scales Mound, IL5565542,6503,204
      Source: The Scales Mound, 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.