Manhattan, IL
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Manhattan, IL crime analytics


If you are looking for a community that has low crime, you need look no further than Manhattan. With an annual crime rate of only 4 per one thousand people, the chance of becoming a victim of crime here is just 1 in 264. These crime statistics put Manhattan in the elite group of the safest communities in both Illinois and in the nation as a whole.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Manhattan, and we found that the crime rate in Manhattan is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Manhattan is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

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

For Manhattan, 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 Manhattan than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1233, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Manhattan compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Manhattan is just 3 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Manhattan is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Manhattan Crime Data

 
Crime Index

94

(100 is safest)


Safer than 94% of U.S. Cities

Manhattan Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

22

28

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.81

2.97

3.78

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Manhattan 0.81
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,233

in Manhattan

1 in 261

in Illinois
Manhattan VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 7,400
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.81
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
Manhattan 2.97
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 336

in Manhattan

1 in 50

in Illinois
Manhattan Property CRIMES
Population: 7,400
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 3 18 1
Rate per 1,000 0.41 2.43 0.14
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

Manhattan Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Manhattan 4
Illinois 33

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