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Crime rate in Bloomington, Illinois (IL): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Bloomington, IL compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Bloomington, IL

The 2017 crime rate in Bloomington, IL is 237 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 72.4% U.S. cities. The 2017 Bloomington crime rate rose by 17% compared to 2016. The number of homicides stood at 3 - an increase of 3 compared to 2016. In the last 5 years Bloomington has seen decreasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Bloomington, IL is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Bloomington:

237.0
Normal:

183.8
Hudson:

28.9
Danvers:

21.4
Heyworth:

75.3
Stanford:

43.3
Le Roy:

80.1
McLean:

57.4
Lexington:

22.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Bloomington by year

Type

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(4.4)
3
(4.4)
3
(4.3)
1
(1.3)
3
(4.0)
5
(6.7)
2
(2.7)
2
(2.7)
1
(1.3)
1
(1.3)
2
(2.6)
3
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(3.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
62
(92.0)
65
(94.9)
59
(85.2)
65
(86.7)
84
(112.0)
63
(84.0)
54
(72.0)
46
(61.9)
69
(89.8)
42
(54.5)
57
(73.0)
56
(70.5)
61
(77.0)
42
(53.4)
73
(93.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
98
(145.4)
95
(138.7)
95
(137.1)
68
(90.7)
89
(118.7)
98
(130.7)
63
(84.0)
274
(368.8)
233
(303.2)
45
(58.4)
59
(75.6)
30
(37.8)
42
(53.0)
59
(75.1)
45
(57.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
327
(485.0)
266
(388.3)
336
(485.0)
289
(385.5)
357
(476.2)
394
(525.5)
310
(413.5)
75
(100.9)
58
(75.5)
284
(368.3)
281
(360.0)
238
(299.6)
202
(254.9)
206
(262.1)
222
(283.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
641
(950.8)
536
(782.4)
585
(844.4)
554
(738.9)
538
(717.6)
587
(782.9)
437
(582.9)
473
(636.6)
462
(601.2)
357
(463.0)
402
(515.0)
298
(375.1)
264
(333.2)
224
(285.0)
220
(281.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,990
(2,952)
1,857
(2,711)
1,751
(2,527)
1,575
(2,101)
1,575
(2,101)
1,584
(2,113)
1,428
(1,905)
1,442
(1,941)
1,231
(1,602)
1,396
(1,810)
1,446
(1,852)
1,311
(1,650)
1,121
(1,415)
1,064
(1,354)
1,037
(1,326)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
118
(175.0)
115
(167.9)
107
(154.4)
112
(149.4)
104
(138.7)
110
(146.7)
77
(102.7)
49
(65.9)
50
(65.1)
44
(57.1)
53
(67.9)
59
(74.3)
75
(94.7)
59
(75.1)
77
(98.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
11
(16.3)
12
(17.5)
19
(27.4)
12
(16.0)
24
(32.0)
18
(24.0)
20
(26.7)
10
(13.5)
16
(20.8)
12
(15.6)
8
(10.2)
6
(7.6)
8
(10.1)
11
(14.0)
7
(9.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6)423.4380.5387.5324.0373.8375.9296.1313.2291.9246.7273.8233.4216.0197.8237.0

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 158 registered sex offenders living in Bloomington, Illinois as of October 20, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bloomington is 494 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2017
Bloomington:

271.7
U.S. Average:

214.8

Violent crime rate in 2016
Bloomington:

222.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Bloomington:

231.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Bloomington:

246.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Bloomington:

295.9
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Bloomington:

270.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Bloomington:

281.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Bloomington:

302.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Bloomington:

326.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Bloomington:

425.5
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Bloomington:

417.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Bloomington:

327.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Bloomington:

404.9
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Bloomington:

367.1
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Bloomington:

417.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Bloomington:

434.6
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Bloomington:

386.6
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2017
Bloomington:

137.3
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Bloomington:

135.9
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Bloomington:

151.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Bloomington:

168.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Bloomington:

205.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Bloomington:

191.7
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Bloomington:

210.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Bloomington:

234.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Bloomington:

227.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Bloomington:

284.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Bloomington:

269.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Bloomington:

275.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Bloomington:

318.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Bloomington:

317.2
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Bloomington:

365.5
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Bloomington:

380.2
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Bloomington:

328.0
U.S. Average:

337.2
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 158 (127 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Illinois average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 161 (125 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Illinois average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 151 (116 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Illinois average:

2.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 157 (122 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Illinois average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 159 (125 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Illinois average:

2.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 148 (117 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Illinois average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 155 (122 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Illinois average:

2.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 166 (124 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Illinois average:

2.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 164 (122 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 165 (126 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Illinois average:

2.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 140 (120 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Illinois average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 137 (115 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Illinois average:

2.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 132 (112 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Bloomington, IL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 61701, 61704, 61705, 61761.