Urbana, IL
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The crime rate in Urbana is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 31 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 Urbana is 1 in 32. Based on FBI crime data, Urbana is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Illinois, Urbana has a crime rate that is higher than 89% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Urbana 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 Urbana; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 271. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Urbana's rate for property crime is 28 per one thousand population. This makes Urbana 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 Urbana is one in 36.

Urbana Crime Data

 
Crime Index

18

(100 is safest)


Safer than 18% of U.S. Cities

Urbana Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

156

1,173

1,329

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.69

27.72

31.41

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Urbana 3.69
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 271

in Urbana

1 in 261

in Illinois
Urbana VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 42,311
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Urbana 27.72
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 36

in Urbana

1 in 50

in Illinois
Urbana Property CRIMES
Population: 42,311
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Urbana Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Urbana 114
Illinois 33