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Total crime 42%
Violent crime 66%
Property crime 37%
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 peopleSims/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,651 (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)631 (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)3,020 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Sims crime rates are 42% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sims are 66% higher than the national average
  • In Sims you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sims is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sims has decreased by 5%

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

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      Daily Crime In Sims (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sims

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sims is 1 in 159
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sims is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sims is 1 in 28

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

      Sims police department

      ItemSimsIllinoisNational
      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
      Fairfield, IL4,9444191,6962,115
      Belle Prairie City, IL635342,5543,088
      Opdyke, IL2155412,5903,131
      Wayne City, IL9515802,7773,357
      Belle Rive, IL3245832,7913,374
      Dahlgren, IL4025952,8453,439
      Springerton, IL1176022,8803,481
      Sims, IL2766313,0203,651

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Delco, NC2764773,1453,621
      Milladore, WI2764002,1132,513
      Dixie, WA2764444,1944,638
      Ellsworth, IL2764992,3892,888
      Augusta, MT2763712,4792,851
      Sims, IL2766313,0203,651
      Source: The Sims, 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.