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Total crime 53%
Violent crime 44%
Property crime 54%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; 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 peopleSesser/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,176 (estimate)2,2532,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a48.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a98.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a254.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)212 (estimate)407379
Burglaryn/an/an/a271.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)964 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Sesser crime rates are 53% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sesser are 44% lower than the national average
  • In Sesser you have a 1 in 86 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sesser is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sesser has decreased by 4%

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

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      Daily Crime In Sesser (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sesser

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sesser is 1 in 471
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sesser is 1 in 104
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sesser is 1 in 86

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

      Sesser police department

      ItemSesserIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)630,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.12.63.3
      There are a total of 6 Sesser police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.1% greater than the Illinois average and 4.7% 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
      Ina, IL2,4500221221
      Royalton, IL1,124179538717
      Du Quoin, IL5,932245473719
      Christopher, IL2,9821109571,068
      Elkville, IL1,1402169801,196
      Zeigler, IL1,7712271,0281,255
      Benton, IL7,1484792,1752,654
      Sesser, IL1,8612129641,176

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Old River-Winfree, TX1,8611921,0931,285
      Byhalia, MS1,8611149751,089
      Port Carbon, PA1,8615656113
      Liberty, KY1,861142379521
      Youngstown, NY1,862158606764
      Sesser, IL1,8612129641,176
      Source: The Sesser, 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.