Danville, IL
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With a crime rate of 78 per one thousand residents, Danville has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 13. Within Illinois, more than 99% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Danville. In fact, after researching dangerous places to live, NeighborhoodScout found Danville to be one of the top 100 most dangerous cities in the U.S.A.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 32,108, Danville has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Danville does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Danville.

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

For Danville, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Danville is one in 71.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Danville is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Danville, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 16, which is a rate of 63 per one thousand population.

Danville Crime Data

 
Crime Index

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(100 is safest)


Safer than 1% of U.S. Cities

Danville Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

452

2,037

2,489

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

14.08

63.44

77.52

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Danville 14.08
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 71

in Danville

1 in 261

in Illinois
Danville VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 32,108
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 52 87 313
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.62 2.71 9.75
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
Danville 63.44
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 16

in Danville

1 in 50

in Illinois
Danville Property CRIMES
Population: 32,108
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 705 1,255 77
Rate per 1,000 21.96 39.09 2.40
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

Danville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Danville 139
Illinois 33