Wilmington, IL
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Wilmington, IL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 10 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Wilmington 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 Wilmington is one in 102. Compared to communities within Illinois, Wilmington‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 58% of the state's cities and towns.

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

For Wilmington, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Wilmington than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1139, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Wilmington 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 Wilmington than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 112.

Wilmington Crime Data

 

Crime Index

71

(100 is safest)


Safer than 71% of U.S. Cities

Wilmington Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

51

56

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.88

8.96

9.83

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Wilmington 0.88
Illinois 3.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,139

in Wilmington

1 in 261

in Illinois

Wilmington VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 5,694
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.18 0.70

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
Wilmington 8.96
Illinois 19.89

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 112

in Wilmington

1 in 50

in Illinois

Wilmington Property CRIMES

Population: 5,694
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 9 39 3
Rate per 1,000 1.58 6.85 0.53

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

Wilmington Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Wilmington 6
Illinois 33