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Total crime 17%
Violent crime 1%
Property crime 19%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilmington/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,075 (estimate)2,2532,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a48.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a98.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a254.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)375 (estimate)407379
Burglaryn/an/an/a271.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,700 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Wilmington crime rates are 17% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Wilmington are 1% lower than the national average
  • In Wilmington you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Wilmington is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Wilmington has decreased by 4%

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      Daily Crime In Wilmington (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wilmington

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wilmington is 1 in 267
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wilmington is 1 in 59
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Wilmington is 1 in 49

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

      Wilmington police department

      ItemWilmingtonIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a30,690558,732
      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
      Essex, IL787000
      Diamond, IL2,733000
      Mazon, IL957103412514
      Manhattan, IL7,40512517529
      Coal City, IL5,68775543618
      Channahon, IL12,32953601654
      Braidwood, IL6,102161548710
      Wilmington, IL6,0103751,7002,075

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Paulsboro, NJ6,0092401,9562,196
      Independence, IA6,0053611,3141,676
      Port Clinton, OH6,0042541,8432,097
      Cresaptown, MD6,0025832,5063,089
      Peoria Heights, IL6,0195221,1321,654
      Wilmington, IL6,0103751,7002,075
      Source: The Wilmington, 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.