Peoria, IL Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
5,318
Total Crimes
4,792.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
93.52%
Above National Average
548 out of 572
In Illinois
9,176 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Peoria, IL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Peoria is 4,792.9 per 100,000 people. That's 93.52% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 112.70% 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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Peoria SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
9

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Peoria
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 5,318 4,792.9 2,253.4 2,476.7
Murder 25 22.5 6.6 5.0
Robbery 268 241.5 98.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 800 721.0 254.0 250.2
Violent Crime 1,158 1,043.7 406.9 366.7
Burglary 758 683.2 271.7 340.5
Larceny 2,959 2,666.8 1,426.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 443 399.3 148.2 219.9
Property Crime 4,160 3,749.3 1,846.5 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Peoria

1,158.0
Violent Crimes
1,043.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
184.61%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 95.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Peoria each year. That compares to a 1 in 245.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Peoria is 1,043.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 184.61% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 156.50% higher than the Illinois violent crime rate of 406.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Peoria

4,160.0
Property Crimes
3,749.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
77.70%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 26.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Peoria each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Peoria is 3,749.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 77.70% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 103.05% higher than the Illinois property crime rate of 1,846.5 per 100,000 people.

Peoria 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 Peoria

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Pekin, IL 32,033 750 2,341.3 1,929.3 412.1
East Peoria, IL 22,454 479 2,133.3 1,821.5 311.7
Washington, IL 16,897 195 1,154.1 994.3 159.8
Morton, IL 16,209 107 660.1 475.0 185.1
Bartonville, IL 6,137 201 3,275.2 2,916.7 358.5
Chillicothe, IL 6,071 68 1,120.1 708.3 411.8
Peoria Heights, IL 5,742 95 1,654.5 1,132.0 522.5
Eureka, IL 5,276 65 1,232.0 758.2 473.8
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