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Total crime 9%
Violent crime 51%
Property crime 19%
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 peopleSeneca/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime53n/a (estimate)2,3502,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape0n/a0.046.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.0111.586.2
Assault13n/a576.5239.7246.8
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)576404381
Burglary8n/a354.8306.7376.0
Theft32n/a1,419.11,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0153.8228.9
Property crime40n/a (estimate)1,7741,9332,200

Key findings

  • Seneca crime rates are 9% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Seneca are 51% higher than the national average
  • In Seneca you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Seneca is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Seneca has increased by 111%

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      Daily Crime In Seneca (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Seneca

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Seneca is 1 in 174
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Seneca is 1 in 57
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Seneca is 1 in 43

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

      Seneca police department

      ItemSenecaIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)730,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.02.63.3
      There are a total of 7 Seneca police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11.8% greater than the Illinois average and 8.9% 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
      Grand Ridge, IL588000
      Dwight, IL4,1681259481,073
      Marseilles, IL4,8921641,1911,356
      Morris, IL13,9301081,6081,716
      Ottawa, IL18,707831,7131,796
      Dayton, IL5203741,7892,163
      Kinsman, IL854061,9442,350
      Seneca, IL2,5655761,7742,350

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Clinton, AR2,5651623,8043,966
      Lake Wazeecha, WI2,565124654777
      Park City, TN2,5653011,3641,666
      Lake Wynonah, PA2,565112544656
      Moscow Mills, MO2,5651331,2651,398
      Seneca, IL2,5655761,7742,350
      Source: The Seneca, 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.