Carthage, IL
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Carthage has an overall crime rate of 13 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Carthage is 1 in 77. How does Carthage fare compared to other communities in Illinois of all population sizes? Carthage's crime rate is lower than approximately 42% of Illinois communities.

How does the crime rate in Carthage compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Carthage with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Carthage'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 Carthage 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 Carthage.

For Carthage, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Carthage than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1273, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Carthage; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Carthage Crime Data

 
Crime Index

58

(100 is safest)


Safer than 58% of U.S. Cities

Carthage Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

31

33

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.79

12.18

12.97

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Carthage 0.79
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,273

in Carthage

1 in 261

in Illinois
Carthage VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,545
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.39 0.00 0.39
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
Carthage 12.18
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 82

in Carthage

1 in 50

in Illinois
Carthage Property CRIMES
Population: 2,545
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 10 18 3
Rate per 1,000 3.93 7.07 1.18
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

Carthage Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Carthage 14
Illinois 33