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


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

Crime rate in East Alton, IL

The 2018 crime rate in East Alton, IL is 412 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.5 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 92.0% U.S. cities. The 2018 East Alton crime rate rose by 1% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years East Alton has seen rise of violent crime and rise of property crime.
See how dangerous East Alton, IL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
East Alton:

411.8
Wood River:

449.4
Alton:

436.0
Bethalto:

53.2
Roxana:

239.9
Hartford:

148.6
South Roxana:

264.2
Godfrey:

136.5
Edwardsville:

44.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in East Alton 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)
1
(15.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
12
(179.6)
4
(60.5)
6
(91.3)
12
(182.6)
10
(152.4)
3
(46.5)
12
(189.9)
4
(63.6)
5
(80.9)
6
(97.7)
11
(177.6)
9
(146.3)
13
(212.6)
13
(214.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
16
(239.5)
4
(60.5)
4
(60.9)
7
(106.5)
5
(76.2)
9
(139.5)
10
(158.2)
2
(31.8)
0
(0.0)
10
(162.8)
1
(16.1)
3
(48.8)
3
(49.1)
7
(115.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
41
(613.8)
24
(363.1)
30
(456.6)
18
(273.8)
10
(152.4)
2
(31.0)
3
(47.5)
9
(143.2)
8
(129.4)
5
(81.4)
5
(80.7)
8
(130.0)
15
(245.3)
9
(148.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
36
(538.9)
40
(605.2)
50
(760.9)
76
(1,156)
50
(761.8)
46
(713.2)
60
(949.4)
37
(588.7)
51
(825.1)
37
(602.5)
34
(548.8)
32
(520.2)
31
(506.9)
33
(543.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
263
(3,937)
241
(3,647)
241
(3,668)
217
(3,301)
195
(2,971)
264
(4,093)
179
(2,832)
239
(3,803)
178
(2,880)
127
(2,068)
116
(1,872)
120
(1,951)
141
(2,305)
186
(3,063)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(284.4)
22
(332.9)
23
(350.0)
16
(243.4)
18
(274.3)
6
(93.0)
16
(253.2)
6
(95.5)
7
(113.3)
5
(81.4)
5
(80.7)
11
(178.8)
10
(163.5)
12
(197.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(29.9)
1
(15.1)
2
(30.4)
1
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index556.3354.1410.6465.2369.3337.4408.9290.1272.6274.7282.8286.4407.3411.8

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.




According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 26 registered sex offenders living in East Alton, Illinois as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in East Alton is 236 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
East Alton:

345.8
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
East Alton:

392.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
East Alton:

235.7
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
East Alton:

226.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
East Alton:

219.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
East Alton:

145.6
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
East Alton:

151.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
East Alton:

292.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
East Alton:

162.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
East Alton:

266.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
East Alton:

372.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
East Alton:

350.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
East Alton:

272.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
East Alton:

606.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
East Alton:

348.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
East Alton:

430.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
East Alton:

427.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
East Alton:

291.5
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
East Alton:

241.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
East Alton:

228.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
East Alton:

215.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
East Alton:

236.1
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
East Alton:

326.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
East Alton:

322.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
East Alton:

369.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
East Alton:

361.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
East Alton:

342.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
East Alton:

432.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
East Alton:

388.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
East Alton:

353.3
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
East Alton:

347.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
East Alton:

428.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
East Alton:

460.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
East Alton:

457.1
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: 12 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Illinois average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 15 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Illinois average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 15 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Illinois average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 17 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Illinois average:

2.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 17 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Illinois average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 16 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Illinois average:

2.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 18 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Illinois average:

2.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 17 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 17 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Illinois average:

2.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 17 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Illinois average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 15 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Illinois average:

2.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 16 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in East Alton, IL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 62024.