Litchfield, IL
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Litchfield, IL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in Litchfield is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 34 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 Litchfield is 1 in 29. Based on FBI crime data, Litchfield is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Illinois, Litchfield has a crime rate that is higher than 91% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Litchfield to other communities of similar population, then Litchfield crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Litchfield 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 Litchfield 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 Litchfield.

For Litchfield, 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 Litchfield than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 985, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Litchfield's rate for property crime is 33 per one thousand population. This makes Litchfield 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 Litchfield is one in 30.

Litchfield Crime Data

 

Crime Index

15

(100 is safest)


Safer than 15% of U.S. Cities

Litchfield Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

7

229

236

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.01

33.20

34.22

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Litchfield 1.01
Illinois 3.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 985

in Litchfield

1 in 261

in Illinois

Litchfield VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 6,897
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.14 0.87

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
Litchfield 33.20
Illinois 19.89

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 30

in Litchfield

1 in 50

in Illinois

Litchfield Property CRIMES

Population: 6,897
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 33 189 7
Rate per 1,000 4.78 27.40 1.01

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

Litchfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Litchfield 35
Illinois 33