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Total crime 67%
Violent crime 64%
Property crime 68%
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 peopleSt. Charles/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime277n/a (estimate)8452,3372,580
Murder1n/a3.16.95.0
Rape11n/a33.646.042.6
Robbery5n/a15.3111.586.2
Assault28n/a85.5239.7246.8
Violent crime45n/a (estimate)137404381
Burglary32n/a97.7306.7376.0
Theft189n/a576.91,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft11n/a33.6153.8228.9
Property crime232n/a (estimate)7081,9332,200

Key findings

  • St. Charles crime rates are 67% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in St. Charles are 64% lower than the national average
  • In St. Charles you have a 1 in 119 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • St. Charles is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in St. Charles has decreased by 14%

St. Charles crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In St. Charles (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in St. Charles, per 100,000 residents. In St. Charles, the total number of daily crimes is 2.76 times less than the Illinois average and 3.05 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in St. Charles are 2.94 times less than the Illinois average and 2.77 times less than the national average. For property crime, St. Charles has a daily crime rate that is 2.73 times less than the Illinois average and 3.11 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is St. Charles (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in St. Charles in comparison to other Illinois communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is St. Charles safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show St. Charles being safer than 59% of cities in Illinois and 74% of cities across the United States. 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 St. Charles. In conclusion, St. Charles ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in St. Charles

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in St. Charles is 1 in 729
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in St. Charles is 1 in 142
      The chance of being a victim of crime in St. Charles is 1 in 119
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in St. Charles? In St. Charles, IL you have a 1 in 729 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 142 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 119 chance of becoming a victim of crime in St. Charles.

      Year Over Year Crime In St. Charles (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in St. Charles, IL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in St. Charles has decreased by 20%, while the property crime rate in St. Charles has decreased by 13% year over year. Summing up the numbers, St. Charles has decreased by 14% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      St. Charles police department

      ItemSt. CharlesIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5930,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.63.3
      There are a total of 59 St. Charles police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.1% less than the Illinois average and 45.5% 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
      Campton Hills, IL11,5009150159
      Wayne, IL2,5130205205
      Naperville, IL145,78969136205
      Elburn, IL5,5940220220
      Gilberts, IL7,47936242279
      Sleepy Hollow, IL3,33860241302
      Prestbury, IL1,78057271328
      St. Charles, IL32,745137708845

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Kearney, NE32,7092482,3382,586
      Tooele, UT32,7832973,2603,556
      Rome, NY32,6731521,6721,824
      Kennesaw, GA32,6691631,2261,389
      Eastpointe, MI32,6486833,2683,951
      St. Charles, IL32,745137708845
      Source: The St. Charles, 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.