Cahokia, IL
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The crime rate in Cahokia is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 40 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 Cahokia is 1 in 25. Based on FBI crime data, Cahokia is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Illinois, Cahokia has a crime rate that is higher than 95% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Cahokia to other communities of similar population, then Cahokia crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Cahokia does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Cahokia'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 Cahokia is one in 554.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Cahokia is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Cahokia, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 26, which is a rate of 39 per one thousand population.

Cahokia Crime Data

 

Crime Index

11

(100 is safest)


Safer than 11% of U.S. Cities

Cahokia Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

26

556

582

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.81

38.61

40.41

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Cahokia 1.81
Illinois 3.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 554

in Cahokia

1 in 261

in Illinois

Cahokia VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 14,402
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 11 9
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.42 0.76 0.62

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
Cahokia 38.61
Illinois 19.89

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in Cahokia

1 in 50

in Illinois

Cahokia Property CRIMES

Population: 14,402
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 131 403 22
Rate per 1,000 9.10 27.98 1.53

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

Cahokia Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Cahokia 59
Illinois 33