Watseka, IL Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
154
Total Crimes
3,202.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
29.30%
Above National Average
505 out of 572
In Illinois
8,049 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Watseka, IL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Watseka is 3,202.3 per 100,000 people. That's 29.30% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 42.11% 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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Watseka SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Watseka
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 154 3,202.3 2,253.4 2,476.7
Murder 1 20.8 6.6 5.0
Robbery 3 62.4 98.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 4 83.2 254.0 250.2
Violent Crime 16 332.7 406.9 366.7
Burglary 25 519.9 271.7 340.5
Larceny 102 2,121.0 1,426.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 11 228.7 148.2 219.9
Property Crime 138 2,869.6 1,846.5 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Watseka

16.0
Violent Crimes
332.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-9.27%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 300.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Watseka each year. That compares to a 1 in 245.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Watseka is 332.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -9.27% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -18.23% lower than the Illinois violent crime rate of 406.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Watseka

138.0
Property Crimes
2,869.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
36.01%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 34.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Watseka each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Watseka is 2,869.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 36.01% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 55.41% higher than the Illinois property crime rate of 1,846.5 per 100,000 people.

Watseka 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 Watseka

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Bourbonnais, IL 19,588 310 1,582.6 1,291.6 291.0
Frankfort, IL 19,352 228 1,178.2 1,095.5 82.7
Richton Park, IL 13,375 355 2,654.2 2,205.6 448.6
Rantoul, IL 12,657 349 2,757.4 2,504.5 252.8
Manteno, IL 8,965 166 1,851.6 1,517.0 334.6
Manhattan, IL 8,121 43 529.5 517.2 12.3
Crete, IL 8,096 165 2,038.0 1,803.4 234.7
Braidwood, IL 6,199 44 709.8 548.5 161.3
Monee, IL 5,118 79 1,543.6 1,465.4 78.2
Gilman, IL 1,666 36 2,160.9 2,100.8 60.0
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