Charleston, IL Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
115
Total Crimes
575.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-75.47%
Below National Average
336 out of 562
In Illinois
1,807 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Charleston, IL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Charleston is 575.4 per 100,000 people. That's -75.47% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -71.02% lower than the Illinois total crime rate of 1,985.3 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Charleston SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
7
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
9.5

How Does Charleston Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Charleston
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 115 575.4 1,985.3 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 9.1 6.5
Robbery 2 10.0 97.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 26 130.1 278.9 279.7
Violent Crime 31 155.1 425.9 387.8
Burglary 23 115.1 246.4 314.2
Larceny 61 305.2 1,143.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 0 0.0 169.5 246.0
Property Crime 84 420.3 1,559.4 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Charleston

31.0
Violent Crimes
155.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-60.00%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 644.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Charleston each year. That compares to a 1 in 234.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Charleston is 155.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -60.00% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -63.58% lower than the Illinois violent crime rate of 425.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Charleston

84.0
Property Crimes
420.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
-78.54%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 237.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Charleston each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Charleston is 420.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -78.54% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -73.05% lower than the Illinois property crime rate of 1,559.4 per 100,000 people.

Charleston Crime Compared To Illinois Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Illinois.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.
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