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Total crime 12%
Violent crime 3%
Property crime 15%
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 peopleVandalia/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime146n/a (estimate)2,1912,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape6n/a90.048.042.6
Robbery3n/a45.098.481.6
Assault17n/a255.1254.0250.2
Violent crime26n/a (estimate)390407379
Burglary24n/a360.1271.7340.5
Theft95n/a1,425.61,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a15.0148.2219.9
Property crime120n/a (estimate)1,8011,8472,110

Key findings

  • Vandalia crime rates are 12% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Vandalia are 3% higher than the national average
  • In Vandalia you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Vandalia is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Vandalia has decreased by 16%

Vandalia crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Vandalia (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Vandalia, IL per 100,000 people. In Vandalia, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.03 times less than the Illinois average and 1.14 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Vandalia is 1.04 times less than the Illinois average and 1.03 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Vandalia has a daily crime rate that is 1.03 times less than the Illinois average and 1.17 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Vandalia (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Illinois and all other cities across the US, is Vandalia safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Vandalia is safer than 21% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Vandalia is safer than 30% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Illinois and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Vandalia. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Vandalia is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Vandalia

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Vandalia is 1 in 257
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Vandalia is 1 in 56
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Vandalia is 1 in 46
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Vandalia? In Vandalia, you have a 1 in 257 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 56. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Vandalia, IL is 1 in 46.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Vandalia is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Vandalia has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 14% in Vandalia, while property crimes in Vandalia have decreased by 21%. Total crime has decreased by 16% year over year.

      Vandalia police department

      ItemVandaliaIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1830,690558,732
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Greenville, IL6,83378642721
      Kinmundy, IL1,0072221,0091,231
      Ramsey, IL1,3742231,0131,237
      St. Elmo, IL1,298721,3681,440
      Fillmore, IL3176042,7423,346
      St. Peter, IL3886062,7473,353
      Smithboro, IL1716202,8113,431
      Vandalia, IL6,7583901,8012,191

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Torrington, WY6,759194715909
      Gibsonville, NC6,7592311,8492,080
      Marion, SC6,7568635,6966,559
      Taneytown, MD6,7551919381,128
      South Weber, UT6,7621601,4661,626
      Vandalia, IL6,7583901,8012,191
      Source: The Vandalia, 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.