Normal, IL
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The crime rate in Normal is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 24 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 Normal is 1 in 42. Based on FBI crime data, Normal is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Illinois, Normal has a crime rate that is higher than 81% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Normal has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Normal 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 Normal 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 Normal.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Normal 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 Normal; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 453. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Normal's rate for property crime is 22 per one thousand population. This makes Normal 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 Normal is one in 46.

Normal Crime Data

 
Crime Index

28

(100 is safest)


Safer than 28% of U.S. Cities

Normal Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

120

1,175

1,295

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.21

21.61

23.82

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Normal 2.21
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 453

in Normal

1 in 261

in Illinois
Normal VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 54,373
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 38 17 65
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.70 0.31 1.20
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
Normal 21.61
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 46

in Normal

1 in 50

in Illinois
Normal Property CRIMES
Population: 54,373
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 194 948 33
Rate per 1,000 3.57 17.44 0.61
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

Normal Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Normal 70
Illinois 33