Mount Sterling, IL
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Mount Sterling, 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

Mount Sterling has an overall crime rate of 17 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Mount Sterling is 1 in 60. How does Mount Sterling fare compared to other communities in Illinois of all population sizes? Mount Sterling's crime rate is lower than approximately 31% of Illinois communities.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Mount Sterling's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Mount Sterling is one in 656.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Mount Sterling; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 15 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Mount Sterling Crime Data

 

Crime Index

45

(100 is safest)


Safer than 45% of U.S. Cities

Mount Sterling Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3

30

33

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.52

15.24

16.77

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mount Sterling 1.52
Illinois 3.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 656

in Mount Sterling

1 in 261

in Illinois

Mount Sterling VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 1,968
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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 Sterling 15.24
Illinois 19.89

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 66

in Mount Sterling

1 in 50

in Illinois

Mount Sterling Property CRIMES

Population: 1,968
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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 Sterling Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Mount Sterling 30
Illinois 33

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