Harrisburg, IL Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
374
Total Crimes
4,300.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
67.43%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Harrisburg, IL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Harrisburg is 4,300.3 per 100,000 people. That's 67.43% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 84.01% higher than the Illinois total crime rate of 2,337.0 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.

Harrisburg SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
3
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
6
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Harrisburg
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 374 4,300.3 2,337.0 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 6.9 5.0
Robbery 5 57.5 111.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 37 425.4 239.7 246.8
Violent Crime 49 563.4 404.1 368.9
Burglary 111 1,276.3 306.7 376.0
Larceny 207 2,380.1 1,472.3 1,594.6
Car Theft 7 80.5 153.8 228.9
Property Crime 325 3,736.9 1,932.8 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Harrisburg

49
Violent Crimes
563.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
52.73%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 177.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Harrisburg each year. That compares to a 1 in 247.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Harrisburg is 563.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 52.73% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 39.42% higher than the Illinois violent crime rate of 404.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Harrisburg

325
Property Crimes
3,736.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
69.90%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 26.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Harrisburg each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Harrisburg is 3,736.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 69.90% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 93.34% higher than the Illinois property crime rate of 1,932.8 per 100,000 people.

Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Elizabethtown, KY 30,180 464 1,537.4 1,325.4 212.1
Carbondale, IL 25,816 871 3,373.9 2,943.9 430.0
Herrin, IL 12,930 411 3,178.7 2,908.0 270.7
Murphysboro, IL 7,511 284 3,781.1 3,075.5 705.6
Carterville, IL 5,873 71 1,208.9 987.6 221.4
Pinckneyville, IL 5,358 38 709.2 634.6 74.7
Fairfield, IL 5,013 106 2,114.5 1,695.6 418.9
Eldorado, IL 3,975 99 2,490.6 2,188.7 301.9
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