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Total crime 17%
Violent crime 2%
Property crime 19%
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 peopleWilmington/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,152 (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)372 (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)1,780 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Wilmington crime rates are 17% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Wilmington are 2% lower than the national average
  • In Wilmington you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Wilmington is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Wilmington has increased by 100%

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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 269
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wilmington is 1 in 57
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Wilmington is 1 in 47

      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
      Diamond, IL2,73304040
      Coal City, IL5,6879475169
      Manhattan, IL7,40525330355
      Rockdale, IL2,151206309516
      Channahon, IL12,32970452522
      Shorewood, IL16,53980578658
      Godley, IL7300804804
      Wilmington, IL6,0103721,7802,152

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Paulsboro, NJ6,0092753,3723,648
      Independence, IA6,0051991,9412,140
      Port Clinton, OH6,0042202,9843,204
      Cresaptown, MD6,0026032,6123,215
      Peoria Heights, IL6,0193091,5441,853
      Wilmington, IL6,0103721,7802,152
      Source: The Wilmington, 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.