Belvidere, IL
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The crime rate in Belvidere 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 Belvidere is 1 in 54. Based on FBI crime data, Belvidere is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Illinois, Belvidere has a crime rate that is higher than 72% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Belvidere has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Belvidere is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Belvidere 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 Belvidere.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Belvidere's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Belvidere is one in 558.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Belvidere's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes Belvidere a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Belvidere is one in 60.

Belvidere Crime Data

 
Crime Index

40

(100 is safest)


Safer than 40% of U.S. Cities

Belvidere Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

45

422

467

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.79

16.79

18.58

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Belvidere 1.79
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 558

in Belvidere

1 in 261

in Illinois
Belvidere VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 25,132
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
Belvidere 16.79
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 60

in Belvidere

1 in 50

in Illinois
Belvidere Property CRIMES
Population: 25,132
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

Belvidere Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Belvidere 38
Illinois 33