Annual Crime In Sheffield (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSheffield/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,248 (estimate)2,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSheffield/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
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)561 (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)2,686 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Sheffield crime rates are 26% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sheffield are 48% higher than the national average
  • In Sheffield you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sheffield is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sheffield has decreased by 6%

Sheffield crime map

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Compare Sheffield, IL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Sheffield (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Sheffield (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sheffield

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sheffield is 1 in 179
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sheffield is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sheffield is 1 in 31

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

      Sheffield police department

      ItemSheffieldIllinoisNational
      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
      Walnut, IL1,6010302302
      Annawan, IL9161179391,056
      Atkinson, IL1,0351899021,091
      Princeton, IL7,7412922,1232,414
      Bradford, IL6575712,7333,304
      Ohio, IL4705762,7563,332
      Wyanet, IL9915822,7863,368
      Sheffield, IL7365612,6863,248

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lakeville, NY7365662,3272,893
      Notus, ID7363142,0232,338
      Ryan, OK7367094,3725,081
      Mayfield, NY7365122,1072,620
      Grandview, IN7365222,9803,503
      Sheffield, IL7365612,6863,248
      Source: The Sheffield, 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.