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


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

Crime rate in De Soto, IL

The 2018 crime rate in De Soto, IL is 74 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 3.7 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 27.9% U.S. cities. The 2018 De Soto crime rate fell by 60% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years De Soto has seen decreasing violent crime and rise of property crime.
See how dangerous De Soto, IL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
De Soto:

74.3
Carbondale:

294.9
Cambria:

132.9
Murphysboro:

376.8
Royalton:

31.2
Carterville:

145.9
Herrin:

226.6
Zeigler:

74.5
Energy:

75.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in De Soto by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
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)
1
(64.1)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(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)
1
(64.1)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(187.4)
3
(189.5)
4
(253.5)
1
(63.2)
4
(256.6)
4
(263.7)
3
(188.1)
2
(125.5)
4
(251.4)
8
(502.8)
3
(189.5)
10
(636.5)
5
(320.7)
3
(195.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(124.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(126.7)
1
(63.2)
2
(128.3)
8
(527.4)
1
(62.7)
5
(313.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(125.7)
3
(189.5)
4
(254.6)
6
(384.9)
2
(130.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(249.8)
15
(947.6)
7
(443.6)
13
(821.7)
9
(577.3)
11
(725.1)
5
(313.5)
5
(313.7)
5
(314.3)
4
(251.4)
9
(568.5)
16
(1,018)
9
(577.3)
10
(651.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(126.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(125.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(63.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(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)
1
(63.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index56.275.877.360.183.4118.764.659.662.9119.473.9191.0184.774.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.



Violent crime rate in 2018
De Soto:

97.8
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
De Soto:

256.6
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
De Soto:

318.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
De Soto:

94.8
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
De Soto:

251.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
De Soto:

125.7
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
De Soto:

62.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
De Soto:

94.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
De Soto:

131.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
De Soto:

128.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
De Soto:

31.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
De Soto:

126.7
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
De Soto:

94.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
De Soto:

93.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
De Soto:

215.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
De Soto:

153.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
De Soto:

151.8
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
De Soto:

58.7
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
De Soto:

105.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
De Soto:

111.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
De Soto:

66.3
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
De Soto:

37.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
De Soto:

15.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
De Soto:

78.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
De Soto:

47.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
De Soto:

141.7
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
De Soto:

54.5
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
De Soto:

72.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
De Soto:

47.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
De Soto:

47.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
De Soto:

37.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
De Soto:

21.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
De Soto:

33.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
De Soto:

33.4
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 2018, including police officers: 3 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.30
Illinois average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Illinois average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Illinois average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Illinois average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 3 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.26
Illinois average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
Illinois average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
Illinois average:

2.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Illinois average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Illinois average:

2.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Illinois average:

2.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Illinois average:

2.91

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

1.81
Illinois average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Illinois average:

2.88

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

1.81
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in De Soto, IL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 62924.