Waterloo, IL Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
86
Total Crimes
826.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-66.64%
Below National Average
187 out of 572
In Illinois
2,686 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Waterloo, IL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Waterloo is 826.3 per 100,000 people. That's -66.64% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -63.33% lower 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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Waterloo SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Waterloo
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 86 826.3 2,253.4 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 6.6 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 98.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 6 57.6 254.0 250.2
Violent Crime 13 124.9 406.9 366.7
Burglary 10 96.1 271.7 340.5
Larceny 62 595.7 1,426.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 1 9.6 148.2 219.9
Property Crime 73 701.4 1,846.5 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Waterloo

13
Violent Crimes
124.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-65.94%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 800.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Waterloo each year. That compares to a 1 in 245.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Waterloo is 124.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -65.94% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -69.30% lower than the Illinois violent crime rate of 406.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Waterloo

73
Property Crimes
701.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
-66.76%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 142.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Waterloo each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Waterloo is 701.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -66.76% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -62.02% lower than the Illinois property crime rate of 1,846.5 per 100,000 people.

Waterloo 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 Waterloo

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Belleville, IL 40,930 1,320 3,225.0 2,670.4 554.6
Fairview Heights, IL 16,368 632 3,861.2 3,610.7 250.5
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
Columbia, IL 10,491 79 753.0 591.0 162.0
Sunset Hills, MO 8,480 186 2,193.4 2,063.7 129.7
Shrewsbury, MO 6,108 226 3,700.1 3,389.0 311.1
Millstadt, IL 3,869 36 930.5 516.9 413.5
Smithton, IL 3,836 15 391.0 391.0 0.0
Valmeyer, IL 1,244 5 401.9 401.9 0.0
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