St. Charles, IL
Crime Rates



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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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 8 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in St. Charles is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 71% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in St. Charles is one in 130. Compared to communities within Illinois, St. Charles‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 66% of the state's cities and towns. 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 765.

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 157.

St. Charles Crime Data

 

Crime Index

71

(100 is safest)


Safer than 71% of U.S. Cities

St. Charles Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

43

210

253

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.31

6.39

7.69

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
St. Charles 1.31
Illinois 4.07

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 765

in St. Charles

1 in 246

in Illinois

St. Charles VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 32,887
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 10 2 31
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.30 0.06 0.94

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
St. Charles 6.39
Illinois 18.46

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 157

in St. Charles

1 in 54

in Illinois

St. Charles Property CRIMES

Population: 32,887
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 30 169 11
Rate per 1,000 0.91 5.14 0.33

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

St. Charles Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
St. Charles 17
Illinois 31