Galena, IL Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30
125
Total Crimes
3,962.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
59.97%
Above National Average
531 out of 572
In Illinois
8,712 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Galena, IL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Galena is 3,962.0 per 100,000 people. That's 59.97% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 75.82% higher than the Illinois total crime rate of 2,253.4 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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Galena SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
6
Safety
5
Amenities
6
Education
8
Commute
9.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Galena
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 125 3,962.0 2,253.4 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 6.6 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 98.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 4 126.8 254.0 250.2
Violent Crime 6 190.2 406.9 366.7
Burglary 6 190.2 271.7 340.5
Larceny 112 3,549.9 1,426.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 1 31.7 148.2 219.9
Property Crime 119 3,771.8 1,846.5 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Galena

6.0
Violent Crimes
190.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-48.14%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 525.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Galena each year. That compares to a 1 in 245.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Galena is 190.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -48.14% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -53.26% lower than the Illinois violent crime rate of 406.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Galena

119.0
Property Crimes
3,771.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
78.77%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 26.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Galena each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Galena is 3,771.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 78.77% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 104.27% higher than the Illinois property crime rate of 1,846.5 per 100,000 people.

Galena Crime Compared To Illinois Average

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

Crime In Cities Around Galena

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Dubuque, IA 57,973 1,059 1,826.7 1,637.0 189.7
Clinton, IA 24,982 988 3,954.8 3,646.6 308.2
Freeport, IL 23,721 548 2,310.2 2,099.4 210.8
Platteville, WI 12,115 249 2,055.3 1,898.5 156.8
Monroe, WI 10,537 130 1,233.7 1,167.3 66.4
Maquoketa, IA 5,972 153 2,562.0 2,310.8 251.2
Anamosa, IA 5,411 110 2,032.9 1,829.6 203.3
De Witt, IA 5,218 100 1,916.4 1,571.5 345.0
East Dubuque, IL 1,571 44 2,800.8 2,418.8 381.9
Hazel Green, WI 1,225 14 1,142.9 1,142.9 0.0
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