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Total crime 8%
Violent crime 3%
Property crime 9%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Pekin/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime25n/a (estimate)2,2982,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape0n/a0.048.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault4n/a367.6254.0250.2
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)368407379
Burglary5n/a459.6271.7340.5
Theft13n/a1,194.81,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft3n/a275.7148.2219.9
Property crime21n/a (estimate)1,9301,8472,110

Key findings

  • South Pekin crime rates are 8% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in South Pekin are 3% lower than the national average
  • In South Pekin you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • South Pekin is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in South Pekin has decreased by 30%

South Pekin crime map

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      Daily Crime In South Pekin (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Pekin

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Pekin is 1 in 273
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Pekin is 1 in 52
      The chance of being a victim of crime in South Pekin is 1 in 44

      Year Over Year Crime In South Pekin (per 100,000 people)

      South Pekin police department

      ItemSouth PekinIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)230,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.63.3
      There are a total of 2 South Pekin police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.2% less than the Illinois average and 46.4% 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
      San Jose, IL6450166166
      Glasford, IL1,2340208208
      Marquette Heights, IL2,8910265265
      Morton, IL16,343185475660
      Lake Camelot, IL1,890121551672
      Hopedale, IL8710731731
      Tremont, IL1,942155702857
      South Pekin, IL1,1403681,9302,298

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Wildwood, TN1,1402199771,196
      Minor, AL1,1402271,1851,412
      Champlain, NY1,140187716903
      Auxvasse, MO1,1402321,2371,469
      Elkville, IL1,1402169801,196
      South Pekin, IL1,1403681,9302,298
      Source: The South Pekin, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.