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Total crime 396%
Violent crime 59%
Property crime 478%
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 peopleWest City/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime79n/a (estimate)12,3442,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape0n/a0.048.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.098.481.6
Assault1n/a156.3254.0250.2
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)156407379
Burglary4n/a625.0271.7340.5
Theft70n/a10,937.51,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft4n/a625.0148.2219.9
Property crime78n/a (estimate)12,1881,8472,110

Key findings

  • West City crime rates are 396% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West City are 59% lower than the national average
  • In West City you have a 1 in 9 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West City is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in West City has decreased by 21%

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

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      Daily Crime In West City (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West City is 1 in 640
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West City is 1 in 9
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West City is 1 in 9

      Year Over Year Crime In West City (per 100,000 people)

      West City police department

      ItemWest CityIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1130,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents16.62.63.3
      There are a total of 11 West City police officers. This results in 16.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 526.7% greater than the Illinois average and 410.3% greater 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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ina, IL2,4500221221
      Hurst, IL7050253253
      Cambria, IL1,33778390468
      Royalton, IL1,124179538717
      Christopher, IL2,9821109571,068
      Sesser, IL1,8612129641,176
      Zeigler, IL1,7712271,0281,255
      West City, IL78915612,18812,344

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Altona, NY7895802,2192,799
      Huntsville, UT7891601,4751,635
      Antonito, CO7896164,1874,803
      Cambria, WI7893951,9842,379
      Worden, MT7894212,2812,702
      West City, IL78915612,18812,344
      Source: The West City, 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.