Reported Annual Crime In Sherman

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSherman/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime44n/a (estimate)9212,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSherman/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.3
Rape1n/a20.943.441.7
Robbery0n/a0.0137.298.0
Assault0n/a0.0250.4248.9
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)21439383
Burglary5n/a104.7339.5430.4
Theft38n/a795.51,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0163.1237.4
Property crime43n/a (estimate)9002,0112,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Sherman, IL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Sherman, IL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Sherman, IL averages 62% lower than the rest of Illinois while the rate of crime on a national scale is 66% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Sherman, IL is 95% lower than the average rate of crime in Illinois and 95% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 55% lower than the remainder of the state of Illinois and 62% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Sherman, IL area.
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The Sherman crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Sherman as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Sherman crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sherman is 66% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.52 daily crimes that occur in Sherman.
  • Sherman is safer than 88% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sherman you have a 1 in 109 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sherman has increased by 69%.

Compare Sherman, IL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Sherman (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Sherman, IL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Illinois as well as national figures. In Sherman, IL the total number of daily crimes is 2.66 times less than the Illinois average and 2.98 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Sherman, IL are 20.96 times less than the Illinois average and 18.29 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Sherman, IL has a daily crime rate that is 2.23 times less than the Illinois average and 2.62 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Sherman (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Sherman, IL area in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Sherman, IL being safer than 82% of cities in Illinois and 88% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Illinois cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Sherman, IL. In conclusion, Sherman, IL now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sherman

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sherman is 1 in 4778
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sherman is 1 in 112
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sherman is 1 in 109
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Sherman, IL? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Sherman, IL, you have a 1 in 4778 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 112. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Sherman, IL is 1 in 109.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Sherman, IL is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Sherman, IL has decreased by 68%, while the property crime rate in Sherman, IL has increased by 88% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Sherman, IL has increased by 70% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Sherman police department

ItemShermanIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)630,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.42.63.3
There are a total of 6 Sherman police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 45.8% less than the Illinois average and 55.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Leland Grove, IL1,62562282344
Athens, IL2,0130617617
Rochester, IL3,687292451742
Williamsville, IL1,346156715871
Jerome, IL1,6621878551,042
Petersburg, IL2,3332241,0271,251
Southern View, IL2,0362351,0781,314
Sherman, IL4,40421900921

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Port LaBelle, FL4,4043712,2822,652
Whitfield, PA4,403159839998
Lindstrom, MN4,4061701,5661,737
Greenville, KY4,40146667713
Summerville, GA4,40801,1071,107
Sherman, IL4,40421900921
Source: The Sherman, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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