Marengo, IL
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Marengo, 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

Marengo is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (67%) and also has a lower crime rate than 53% of the communities in Illinois, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Marengo is one in 94 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Marengo has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Marengo is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

For Marengo, 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 Marengo than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2501, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Marengo is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Marengo than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 97.

Marengo Crime Data

 

Crime Index

67

(100 is safest)


Safer than 67% of U.S. Cities

Marengo Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3

77

80

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.40

10.26

10.66

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Marengo 0.40
Illinois 3.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,501

in Marengo

1 in 261

in Illinois

Marengo VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 7,503
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.13 0.00 0.27

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
Marengo 10.26
Illinois 19.89

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 97

in Marengo

1 in 50

in Illinois

Marengo Property CRIMES

Population: 7,503
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 15 59 3
Rate per 1,000 2.00 7.86 0.40

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

Marengo Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Marengo 16
Illinois 33

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