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Total crime 1%
Violent crime 10%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVandalia/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime183n/a (estimate)2,6112,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape7n/a99.946.042.6
Robbery1n/a14.3111.586.2
Assault16n/a228.3239.7246.8
Violent crime24n/a (estimate)342404381
Burglary27n/a385.2306.7376.0
Theft127n/a1,812.01,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft5n/a71.3153.8228.9
Property crime159n/a (estimate)2,2691,9332,200

Key findings

  • Vandalia crime rates are 1% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Vandalia are 10% lower than the national average
  • In Vandalia you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Vandalia is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Vandalia has decreased by 11%

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 1.12 times more than the Illinois average and 1.01 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Vandalia is 1.18 times less than the Illinois average and 1.11 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Vandalia has a daily crime rate that is 1.17 times more than the Illinois average and 1.03 times more 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 19% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Vandalia is safer than 32% 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 293
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Vandalia is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Vandalia is 1 in 39
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Vandalia? In Vandalia, you have a 1 in 293 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 45. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Vandalia, IL is 1 in 39.

      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 decreased by 34% in Vandalia, while property crimes in Vandalia have decreased by 7%. Total crime has decreased by 11% 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
      St. Elmo, IL1,2982907261,016
      Kinmundy, IL1,0072211,0561,277
      Ramsey, IL1,3742221,0611,283
      Greenville, IL6,8332081,4871,696
      Fillmore, IL3176002,8713,471
      St. Peter, IL3886012,8773,478
      Smithboro, IL1716152,9433,559
      Vandalia, IL6,7583422,2692,611

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Torrington, WY6,7595221,0901,612
      Gibsonville, NC6,7591539731,126
      Marion, SC6,7561,5278,1679,695
      Taneytown, MD6,7550721721
      South Weber, UT6,7621581,6081,765
      Vandalia, IL6,7583422,2692,611
      Source: The Vandalia, 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.