Pittsfield, IL
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Pittsfield has an overall crime rate of 18 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 Pittsfield is 1 in 55. How does Pittsfield fare compared to other communities in Illinois of all population sizes? Pittsfield's crime rate is lower than approximately 28% of Illinois communities.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Pittsfield'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 Pittsfield is one in 641.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Pittsfield's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes Pittsfield 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 Pittsfield is one in 60.

Pittsfield Crime Data

 
Crime Index

41

(100 is safest)


Safer than 41% of U.S. Cities

Pittsfield Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

7

75

82

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.56

16.72

18.28

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pittsfield 1.56
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 641

in Pittsfield

1 in 261

in Illinois
Pittsfield VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 4,485
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 2 5
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.45 1.11
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
Pittsfield 16.72
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 60

in Pittsfield

1 in 50

in Illinois
Pittsfield Property CRIMES
Population: 4,485
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 11 62 2
Rate per 1,000 2.45 13.82 0.45
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

Pittsfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Pittsfield 16
Illinois 33

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