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Decatur Crime Rate Report (Illinois)

Decatur crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 8 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Decatur for 2018 is expected to be lower than in 2016.

The city violent crime rate for Decatur in 2016 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 35.8% and the city property crime rate in Decatur was higher than the national property crime rate average by 49.14%.

In 2016 the city violent crime rate in Decatur was higher than the violent crime rate in Illinois by 23.59% and the city property crime rate in Decatur was higher than the property crime rate in Illinois by 78.38%.

Property and Violent Crime
Decatur Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita
Decatur Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Decatur Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2016 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault247
Arson16
Burglary859
Larceny and Theft1,700
Motor Vehicle Theft98
Murder and Manslaughter3
Rape45
Robbery97
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)3,224
Property Crime2,657
Violent Crime392
2018 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault158
Arson13
Burglary372
Larceny and Theft1,675
Motor Vehicle Theft41
Murder and Manslaughter4
Rape45
Robbery77
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)2,641
Property Crime2,074
Violent Crime284

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Decatur Property Crime

Decatur Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Decatur Crime 2016

Decatur Crime 2018

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Decatur Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison

Decatur Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Decatur, Illinois crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Decatur crime report data for 2018 was projected from 8 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2016.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.



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