Beardstown, IL
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The crime rate in Beardstown is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Beardstown is 1 in 53. Based on FBI crime data, Beardstown is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Illinois, Beardstown has a crime rate that is higher than 74% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Beardstown compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Beardstown with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Beardstown's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Beardstown does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Beardstown.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Beardstown occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Beardstown; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 338. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Beardstown; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 16 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Beardstown Crime Data

 
Crime Index

39

(100 is safest)


Safer than 39% of U.S. Cities

Beardstown Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

17

92

109

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.96

16.03

19.00

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Beardstown 2.96
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 338

in Beardstown

1 in 261

in Illinois
Beardstown VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 5,738
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Beardstown 16.03
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 62

in Beardstown

1 in 50

in Illinois
Beardstown Property CRIMES
Population: 5,738
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Beardstown Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Beardstown 30
Illinois 33

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