St. Charles, IL
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St. Charles, IL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

St. Charles is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (68%) and also has a lower crime rate than 61% 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 St. Charles is one in 118 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 39. It is for these reasons that St. Charles is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that St. Charles's violent crime rate is 1 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 St. Charles is one in 734.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in St. Charles 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 St. Charles than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 141.

St. Charles Crime Data

 

Crime Index

68

(100 is safest)


Safer than 68% of U.S. Cities

St. Charles Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

45

235

280

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.36

7.11

8.48

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
St. Charles 1.36
Illinois 4.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 734

in St. Charles

1 in 247

in Illinois

St. Charles VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 33,032
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 11 5 28
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.33 0.15 0.85

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
St. Charles 7.11
Illinois 19.33

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 141

in St. Charles

1 in 52

in Illinois

St. Charles Property CRIMES

Population: 33,032
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 32 192 11
Rate per 1,000 0.97 5.81 0.33

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

St. Charles Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
St. Charles 19
Illinois 33