Bloomington, IL
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The crime rate in Bloomington is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 23 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 Bloomington is 1 in 44. Based on FBI crime data, Bloomington is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Illinois, Bloomington has a crime rate that is higher than 80% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Bloomington has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Bloomington 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 Bloomington 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 Bloomington.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Bloomington 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 Bloomington; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 257. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Bloomington's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes Bloomington 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 Bloomington is one in 54.

Bloomington Crime Data

 
Crime Index

31

(100 is safest)


Safer than 31% of U.S. Cities

Bloomington Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

305

1,460

1,765

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.90

18.65

22.54

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bloomington 3.90
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 257

in Bloomington

1 in 261

in Illinois
Bloomington VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 78,292
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 61 42 202
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.78 0.54 2.58
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
Bloomington 18.65
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 54

in Bloomington

1 in 50

in Illinois
Bloomington Property CRIMES
Population: 78,292
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 264 1,121 75
Rate per 1,000 3.37 14.32 0.96
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

Bloomington Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Bloomington 65
Illinois 33