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Total crime 19%
Violent crime 93%
Property crime 39%
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 peopleWest Frankfort/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime244n/a (estimate)3,0802,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape0n/a0.046.042.6
Robbery2n/a25.2111.586.2
Assault0n/a0.0239.7246.8
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)25404381
Burglary95n/a1,199.3306.7376.0
Theft127n/a1,603.31,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft20n/a252.5153.8228.9
Property crime242n/a (estimate)3,0551,9332,200

Key findings

  • West Frankfort crime rates are 19% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Frankfort are 93% lower than the national average
  • In West Frankfort you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Frankfort is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in West Frankfort has increased by 16%

West Frankfort crime map

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

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

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in West Frankfort for every 100,000 residents. The West Frankfort total amount of daily crime is 1.32 times more than the Illinois average and 1.19 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in West Frankfort, is 16.00 times less than the Illinois average, and it is 15.07 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that West Frankfort has a daily crime average that is 1.58 times more than the Illinois average and 1.39 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is West Frankfort (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Illinois and all other cities across the US, is West Frankfort safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that West Frankfort is safer than 27% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, West Frankfort is safer than 42% 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 West Frankfort. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that West Frankfort is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Frankfort

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Frankfort is 1 in 3961
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Frankfort is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Frankfort is 1 in 33
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in West Frankfort? In West Frankfort, IL you have a 1 in 3961 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime in West Frankfort.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for West Frankfort is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in West Frankfort has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 34% in West Frankfort, while property crimes in West Frankfort have increased by 17%. Total crime has increased by 16% year over year.

      West Frankfort police department

      ItemWest FrankfortIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1730,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.63.3
      There are a total of 17 West Frankfort police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.7% less than the Illinois average and 36.2% less 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
      Crainville, IL1,456160766926
      Carterville, IL5,7422219881,209
      Cambria, IL1,3372101,0041,214
      Sesser, IL1,8612111,0091,220
      Christopher, IL2,9825526991,251
      Royalton, IL1,1242171,0401,258
      Zeigler, IL1,7712251,0771,302
      West Frankfort, IL7,941253,0553,080

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Downingtown, PA7,9401132,0422,156
      Carnegie, PA7,9441391,7241,864
      West Long Branch, NJ7,947381,2691,307
      Mahopac, NY7,9342299421,171
      Maplewood, MO7,9485908,6109,200
      West Frankfort, IL7,941253,0553,080
      Source: The West Frankfort, 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.