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Total crime 49%
Violent crime 40%
Property crime 51%
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 peopleWamac/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,312 (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)227 (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)1,085 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Wamac crime rates are 49% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Wamac are 40% lower than the national average
  • In Wamac you have a 1 in 77 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Wamac is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Wamac has decreased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In Wamac (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wamac

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wamac is 1 in 441
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wamac is 1 in 93
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Wamac is 1 in 77

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

      Wamac police department

      ItemWamacIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)330,690558,732
      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

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      Odin, IL1,0742151,0281,242
      Central City, IL1,0562201,0531,273
      Nashville, IL3,1642361,1311,367
      Carlyle, IL3,3031891,3861,575
      New Minden, IL1985432,5983,141
      Radom, IL1535532,6473,200
      Irvington, IL7585582,6683,226
      Wamac, IL1,3022271,0851,312

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gold Hill, OR1,3021351,3681,504
      Blades, DE1,302691,5931,662
      Webberville, MI1,302188693881
      Norris City, IL1,3018317481,579
      Pinopolis, SC1,30368424492
      Wamac, IL1,3022271,0851,312
      Source: The Wamac, 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.