Olney, IL Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
240
Total Crimes
2,727.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
10.12%
Above National Average
479 out of 572
In Illinois
7,450 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Olney, IL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Olney is 2,727.3 per 100,000 people. That's 10.12% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 21.03% 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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Olney SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
5
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
9

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Olney
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 240 2,727.3 2,253.4 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 6.6 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 98.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 25 284.1 254.0 250.2
Violent Crime 35 397.7 406.9 366.7
Burglary 47 534.1 271.7 340.5
Larceny 155 1,761.4 1,426.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 3 34.1 148.2 219.9
Property Crime 205 2,329.5 1,846.5 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Olney

35.0
Violent Crimes
397.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
8.46%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 251.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Olney each year. That compares to a 1 in 245.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Olney is 397.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 8.46% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -2.25% lower than the Illinois violent crime rate of 406.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Olney

205.0
Property Crimes
2,329.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
10.41%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 42.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Olney each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Olney is 2,329.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 10.41% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 26.16% higher than the Illinois property crime rate of 1,846.5 per 100,000 people.

Olney 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 Olney

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Effingham, IL 12,662 393 3,103.8 2,558.8 544.9
Salem, IL 7,053 355 5,033.3 4,735.6 297.7
Mount Carmel, IL 6,988 135 1,931.9 1,817.4 114.5
Fairfield, IL 4,961 134 2,701.1 2,539.8 161.3
Flora, IL 4,860 79 1,625.5 1,502.1 123.5
Sumner, IL 2,949 17 576.5 406.9 169.5
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