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


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

Crime rate in Cortland, IL

The 2019 crime rate in Cortland, IL is 50 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 5.4 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 19.7% U.S. cities. The 2019 Cortland crime rate rose by 30% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Cortland has seen decline of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Cortland, IL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Cortland:

50.1
DeKalb:

321.9
Sycamore:

87.9
Maple Park:

32.8
Malta:

6.9
Hinckley:

10.8
Waterman:

20.3
Elburn:

22.3
Genoa:

106.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Cortland by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.1)
3
(68.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(111.1)
4
(93.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(63.8)
2
(57.3)
6
(152.8)
3
(72.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(70.5)
2
(46.2)
4
(92.3)
4
(91.9)
2
(46.2)
3
(69.3)
2
(46.1)
2
(45.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(95.7)
9
(258.0)
2
(50.9)
5
(120.1)
3
(66.7)
4
(93.4)
4
(94.0)
0
(0.0)
9
(207.8)
6
(137.8)
2
(46.2)
8
(184.7)
5
(115.2)
1
(22.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
30
(956.9)
36
(1,032)
26
(662.1)
33
(792.5)
51
(1,133)
26
(607.1)
29
(681.7)
20
(462.3)
38
(877.2)
51
(1,172)
49
(1,131)
49
(1,131)
23
(529.7)
41
(938.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(31.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.5)
4
(96.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(48.0)
2
(44.4)
4
(93.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.1)
2
(46.2)
1
(23.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index60.393.862.662.283.358.849.827.786.6130.057.772.038.550.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. 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 7 registered sex offenders living in Cortland, Illinois as of October 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cortland is 588 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Cortland:

22.9
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Cortland:

23.0
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Cortland:

34.6
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Cortland:

23.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Cortland:

114.9
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Cortland:

69.3
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Cortland:

23.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Cortland:

35.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Cortland:

46.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Cortland:

55.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Cortland:

36.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Cortland:

76.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Cortland:

57.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Cortland:

31.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Cortland:

122.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Cortland:

42.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Cortland:

46.7
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Cortland:

50.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Cortland:

54.9
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Cortland:

49.5
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Cortland:

93.5
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Cortland:

65.8
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Cortland:

86.1
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Cortland:

85.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Cortland:

23.1
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Cortland:

56.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Cortland:

49.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Cortland:

70.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Cortland:

78.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Cortland:

47.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Cortland:

103.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Cortland:

71.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Cortland:

92.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Cortland:

151.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Cortland:

84.1
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Cortland:

90.7
U.S. Average:

336.9
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 2019, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Illinois average:

2.31

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
Illinois average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.15
Illinois average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.92
Illinois average:

2.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.46
Illinois average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.71
Illinois average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.70
Illinois average:

2.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.67
Illinois average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.89
Illinois average:

2.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.94
Illinois average:

2.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.06
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Illinois average:

2.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Illinois average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Illinois average:

2.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Cortland, IL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers

Zip codes: 60112, 60115, 60151.