Reported Annual Crime In Sparta

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSparta/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,295 (estimate)2,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSparta/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a8.25.3
Rapen/an/an/a38.340.4
Robberyn/an/an/a139.3102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a250.5248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)403 (estimate)436386
Burglaryn/an/an/a374.9468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a155.5236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,893 (estimate)2,0492,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sparta is 19% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.29 daily crimes that occur in Sparta.
  • Sparta is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sparta you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sparta has increased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Sparta (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sparta

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sparta is 1 in 249
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sparta is 1 in 53
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sparta is 1 in 44

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

Sparta police department

ItemSpartaIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1530,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.52.63.3
There are a total of 15 Sparta police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.1% greater than the Illinois average and 7.6% greater 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
Ruma, IL2780317317
Red Bud, IL3,59756365421
Lenzburg, IL5860821821
Chester, IL8,599210629838
New Athens, IL2,10652933984
Steeleville, IL2,3272361,1111,348
Marissa, IL1,6668182,1823,001
Sparta, IL4,3784031,8932,295

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Tiptonville, TN4,3781628771,039
Captain Cook, HI4,3781911,8552,046
Whitehouse, OH4,37822663685
Broad Brook, CT4,3771681,3371,505
Empire, CA4,3794622,6523,115
Sparta, IL4,3784031,8932,295
Source: The Sparta, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.