Charleston, IL Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
90
Total Crimes
431.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-83.22%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Charleston, IL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Charleston is 431.1 per 100,000 people. That's -83.22% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -81.55% lower than the Illinois total crime rate of 2,337.0 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.

Charleston SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
5
Affordability
6
Diversity
7
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
9.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Charleston
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 90 431.1 2,337.0 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 6.9 5.0
Robbery 3 14.4 111.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 18 86.2 239.7 246.8
Violent Crime 29 138.9 404.1 368.9
Burglary 24 115.0 306.7 376.0
Larceny 36 172.4 1,472.3 1,594.6
Car Theft 1 4.8 153.8 228.9
Property Crime 61 292.2 1,932.8 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Charleston

29
Violent Crimes
138.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-62.35%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 719.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Charleston each year. That compares to a 1 in 247.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Charleston is 138.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -62.35% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -65.63% lower than the Illinois violent crime rate of 404.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Charleston

61
Property Crimes
292.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
-86.72%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 342.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Charleston each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Charleston is 292.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -86.72% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -84.88% lower than the Illinois property crime rate of 1,932.8 per 100,000 people.

Charleston 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 Charleston

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Champaign, IL 88,326 2,600 2,943.6 2,262.1 681.6
Urbana, IL 42,029 1,383 3,290.6 2,933.7 356.9
Mattoon, IL 17,794 380 2,135.6 1,579.2 556.4
Effingham, IL 12,624 383 3,033.9 2,693.3 340.6
Mahomet, IL 8,672 66 761.1 645.8 115.3
Mount Zion, IL 5,816 56 962.9 876.9 86.0
Monticello, IL 5,557 39 701.8 503.9 197.9
Arcola, IL 2,878 14 486.4 243.2 243.2
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