Litchfield, IL Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
236
Total Crimes
3,518.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
42.05%
Above National Average
519 out of 572
In Illinois
8,351 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Litchfield, IL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Litchfield is 3,518.2 per 100,000 people. That's 42.05% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 56.13% 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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Litchfield SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
3
Affordability
9.5
Diversity
4
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Litchfield
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 236 3,518.2 2,253.4 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 6.6 5.0
Robbery 1 14.9 98.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 6 89.4 254.0 250.2
Violent Crime 7 104.4 406.9 366.7
Burglary 33 491.9 271.7 340.5
Larceny 192 2,862.3 1,426.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 4 59.6 148.2 219.9
Property Crime 229 3,413.8 1,846.5 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Litchfield

7.0
Violent Crimes
104.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-71.54%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 958.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Litchfield each year. That compares to a 1 in 245.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Litchfield is 104.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -71.54% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -74.35% lower than the Illinois violent crime rate of 406.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Litchfield

229.0
Property Crimes
3,413.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
61.80%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 29.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Litchfield each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Litchfield is 3,413.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 61.80% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 84.88% higher than the Illinois property crime rate of 1,846.5 per 100,000 people.

Litchfield 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 Litchfield

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
O'Fallon, IL 29,686 476 1,603.4 1,424.9 178.5
Edwardsville, IL 25,047 209 834.4 770.6 63.9
Swansea, IL 13,432 236 1,757.0 1,608.1 148.9
Shiloh, IL 13,177 202 1,533.0 1,434.3 98.7
Glen Carbon, IL 12,958 89 686.8 656.0 30.9
Chatham, IL 12,809 96 749.5 702.6 46.8
Troy, IL 10,345 88 850.7 705.7 145.0
Bethalto, IL 9,270 85 916.9 809.1 107.9
Mascoutah, IL 8,091 50 618.0 593.3 24.7
Maryville, IL 8,033 72 896.3 771.8 124.5
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