Mount Carmel, IL
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The crime rate in Mount Carmel is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 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 Mount Carmel is 1 in 52. Based on FBI crime data, Mount Carmel is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Illinois, Mount Carmel has a crime rate that is higher than 74% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Mount Carmel occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Mount Carmel; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 319. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Mount Carmel; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 16 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Mount Carmel Crime Data

 
Crime Index

38

(100 is safest)


Safer than 38% of U.S. Cities

Mount Carmel Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

22

113

135

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.13

16.08

19.21

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mount Carmel 3.13
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 319

in Mount Carmel

1 in 261

in Illinois
Mount Carmel VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 7,027
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 22
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.13
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
Mount Carmel 16.08
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 62

in Mount Carmel

1 in 50

in Illinois
Mount Carmel Property CRIMES
Population: 7,027
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 23 88 2
Rate per 1,000 3.27 12.52 0.28
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

Mount Carmel Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Mount Carmel 27
Illinois 33