Quincy, IL
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The crime rate in Quincy is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 32 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 Quincy is 1 in 31. Based on FBI crime data, Quincy is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Illinois, Quincy has a crime rate that is higher than 90% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Quincy 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 Quincy; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 199. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Quincy experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Quincy's rate for property crime is 27 per one thousand population. This makes Quincy 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 Quincy is one in 37.

Quincy Crime Data

 
Crime Index

17

(100 is safest)


Safer than 17% of U.S. Cities

Quincy Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

205

1,106

1,311

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.03

27.12

32.15

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Quincy 5.03
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 199

in Quincy

1 in 261

in Illinois
Quincy VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 40,780
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 5 31 9 160
Rate per 1,000 0.12 0.76 0.22 3.92
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
Quincy 27.12
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 37

in Quincy

1 in 50

in Illinois
Quincy Property CRIMES
Population: 40,780
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 231 843 32
Rate per 1,000 5.66 20.67 0.78
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

Quincy Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Quincy 82
Illinois 33