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Total crime 6%
Violent crime 24%
Property crime 3%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleUnion/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,730 (estimate)2,3372,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a46.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a111.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a239.7246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)472 (estimate)404381
Burglaryn/an/an/a306.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a153.8228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,258 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Union crime rates are 6% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Union are 24% higher than the national average
  • In Union you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Union is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Union has decreased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In Union (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Union

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Union is 1 in 212
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Union is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Union is 1 in 37

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

      Union police department

      ItemUnionIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a30,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      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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      McCullom Lake, IL1,0119999198
      Gilberts, IL7,47936242279
      Sleepy Hollow, IL3,33860241302
      Prairie Grove, IL1,70457271328
      Bull Valley, IL1,21357271328
      Huntley, IL25,83133358391
      Lake in the Hills, IL28,908111405515
      Union, IL4844722,2582,730

      Cities with similar population

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      Corbin City, NJ4842571,7331,990
      Lilesville, NC4845523,6414,192
      Reedsville, WV4843081,5781,886
      New Meadows, ID4843192,0532,373
      Withee, WI4844372,3112,748
      Union, IL4844722,2582,730
      Source: The Union, 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.