Reported Annual Crime In St. Elmo

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSt. Elmo/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime14n/a (estimate)1,0162,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSt. Elmo/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape0n/a0.046.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.0111.586.2
Assault4n/a290.3239.7246.8
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)290404381
Burglary1n/a72.6306.7376.0
Theft7n/a508.01,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a145.1153.8228.9
Property crime10n/a (estimate)7261,9332,200

St. Elmo crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in St. Elmo is 61% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.78 daily crimes that occur in St. Elmo.
  • St. Elmo is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States.
  • In St. Elmo you have a 1 in 99 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in St. Elmo has decreased by 75%.

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

      How Safe is St. Elmo (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in St. Elmo

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in St. Elmo is 1 in 345
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in St. Elmo is 1 in 138
      The chance of being a victim of crime in St. Elmo is 1 in 99

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

      St. Elmo police department

      ItemSt. ElmoIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)230,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.42.63.3
      There are a total of 2 St. Elmo police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 47.1% less than the Illinois average and 56.9% 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.

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      Source: The St. Elmo, 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.