Petersburg, IL
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Petersburg is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (64%) and also has a lower crime rate than 48% 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 Petersburg is one in 88 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, Petersburg has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Petersburg 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 Petersburg 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 Petersburg.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Petersburg 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 Petersburg; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 274. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Petersburg 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 Petersburg than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 129.

Petersburg Crime Data

 
Crime Index

64

(100 is safest)


Safer than 64% of U.S. Cities

Petersburg Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

17

25

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.65

7.76

11.42

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Petersburg 3.65
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 274

in Petersburg

1 in 261

in Illinois
Petersburg VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,190
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 8
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.65
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
Petersburg 7.76
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 129

in Petersburg

1 in 50

in Illinois
Petersburg Property CRIMES
Population: 2,190
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 5 12 0
Rate per 1,000 2.28 5.48 0.00
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

Petersburg Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Petersburg 17
Illinois 33

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