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Total crime 91%
Violent crime 93%
Property crime 90%
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 peopleSmithton/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime9n/a (estimate)2352,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape0n/a0.046.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.0111.586.2
Assault1n/a26.2239.7246.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)26404381
Burglary3n/a78.5306.7376.0
Theft5n/a130.81,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0153.8228.9
Property crime8n/a (estimate)2091,9332,200

Key findings

  • Smithton crime rates are 91% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Smithton are 93% lower than the national average
  • In Smithton you have a 1 in 425 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Smithton is safer than 94% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Smithton has decreased by 37%

Smithton crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Smithton (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Smithton on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Illinois and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Smithton (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Illinois, are 9.92 times less than the state average and 10.96 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Smithton on a daily basis are 15.44 times less than than Illinois average and 14.55 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Smithton are 9.23 times less than the daily state average and 10.51 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Smithton (higher is better)

      Is Smithton safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Smithton to other cities in the state and across the country, Smithton is 93% safer than other cities of Illinois and 94% safer than other cities in the nation. Smithton has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Smithton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Smithton is 1 in 3823
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Smithton is 1 in 478
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Smithton is 1 in 425
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Smithton? In Smithton, IL you have a 1 in 3823 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 478 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 425 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Smithton.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Smithton, Illinois (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Smithton has not changed, the amount of property crime in Smithton has decreased by 44%, and the total amount of crime in Smithton has decreased by 37% year over year.

      Smithton police department

      ItemSmithtonIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)730,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.63.3
      There are a total of 7 Smithton police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.5% less than the Illinois average and 41.8% 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
      Freeburg, IL4,11147683730
      Lenzburg, IL5860820820
      Waterloo, IL10,197125701826
      Red Bud, IL3,597114742856
      Mascoutah, IL7,917871,0771,164
      Millstadt, IL3,9112039731,177
      Alorton, IL1,9082271,0851,312
      Smithton, IL3,79226209235

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Highland Acres, DE3,7921891,0331,222
      Clifton Forge, VA3,7921991,3621,561
      Vienna, GA3,7914912,0202,512
      Mirrormont, WA3,79159561621
      Broadway, VA3,79526230256
      Smithton, IL3,79226209235
      Source: The Smithton, 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.