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


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

Crime rate in Peoria, IL

The 2019 crime rate in Peoria, IL is 495 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.8 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 95.6% U.S. cities. The 2019 Peoria crime rate rose by 12% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 25 - an increase of 3 compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Peoria has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Peoria, IL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Peoria:

495.0
Peoria Heights:

293.8
East Peoria:

171.1
Creve Coeur:

348.4
Bartonville:

308.9
Marquette Heights:

12.1
North Pekin:

47.2
Washington:

108.1
Pekin:

208.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Peoria by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
17
(15.1)
16
(14.1)
6
(5.3)
16
(14.0)
23
(20.1)
16
(13.9)
10
(8.7)
16
(13.8)
7
(6.0)
14
(12.1)
10
(8.7)
12
(10.5)
22
(19.5)
25
(22.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
78
(69.2)
86
(76.0)
59
(52.0)
97
(85.0)
17
(14.8)
33
(28.6)
25
(21.7)
24
(20.7)
68
(58.2)
64
(55.1)
70
(60.8)
65
(56.9)
68
(60.4)
65
(58.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
386
(342.5)
390
(344.8)
327
(288.0)
414
(362.8)
519
(453.0)
477
(413.5)
324
(281.0)
275
(237.2)
230
(196.7)
310
(267.1)
305
(265.0)
281
(246.2)
201
(178.5)
268
(241.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
554
(491.6)
474
(419.1)
482
(424.5)
624
(546.8)
306
(267.1)
288
(249.7)
560
(485.7)
469
(404.5)
454
(388.3)
384
(330.8)
490
(425.7)
509
(445.9)
569
(505.4)
800
(721.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,590
(1,411)
1,248
(1,103)
1,197
(1,054)
1,645
(1,442)
1,460
(1,274)
1,721
(1,492)
1,420
(1,232)
1,123
(968.5)
1,224
(1,047)
1,084
(934.0)
1,089
(946.1)
1,119
(980.2)
890
(790.4)
758
(683.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
4,395
(3,900)
3,541
(3,131)
3,343
(2,944)
3,437
(3,012)
3,436
(2,999)
3,460
(2,999)
3,370
(2,923)
3,098
(2,672)
3,442
(2,944)
3,224
(2,778)
3,116
(2,707)
3,357
(2,941)
3,197
(2,839)
2,959
(2,667)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
562
(498.7)
427
(377.5)
333
(293.3)
374
(327.7)
257
(224.3)
267
(231.5)
232
(201.2)
194
(167.3)
192
(164.2)
140
(120.6)
224
(194.6)
334
(292.6)
422
(374.8)
443
(399.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
50
(44.4)
47
(41.6)
34
(29.9)
62
(54.3)
61
(53.2)
65
(56.3)
52
(45.1)
37
(31.9)
41
(35.1)
38
(32.7)
61
(53.0)
44
(38.5)
50
(44.4)
41
(37.0)
City-Data.com crime index581.3509.0438.5561.9468.5467.5435.4384.3399.3400.7420.8439.2440.9495.0

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.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 419 registered sex offenders living in Peoria, Illinois as of January 26, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Peoria is 276 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Peoria:

584.9
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Peoria:

441.4
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Peoria:

424.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Peoria:

423.5
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Peoria:

378.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Peoria:

362.6
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Peoria:

369.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Peoria:

422.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Peoria:

387.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Peoria:

415.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Peoria:

567.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Peoria:

418.8
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Peoria:

486.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Peoria:

516.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Peoria:

536.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Peoria:

405.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Peoria:

423.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Peoria:

421.1
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Peoria:

329.9
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Peoria:

356.3
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Peoria:

387.0
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Peoria:

353.8
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Peoria:

343.8
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Peoria:

381.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Peoria:

352.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Peoria:

422.7
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Peoria:

483.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Peoria:

438.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Peoria:

488.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Peoria:

402.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Peoria:

433.8
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Peoria:

552.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Peoria:

645.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Peoria:

471.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Peoria:

542.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Peoria:

541.1
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 2019, including police officers: 225 (203 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Illinois average:

2.31

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 226 (207 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Illinois average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 236 (209 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Illinois average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 248 (213 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Illinois average:

2.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 254 (218 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Illinois average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 277 (238 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Illinois average:

2.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 290 (250 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.20
Illinois average:

2.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 288 (247 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 287 (246 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Illinois average:

2.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 279 (239 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Illinois average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 268 (228 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Illinois average:

2.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 268 (226 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Illinois average:

2.90

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

Zip codes: 61528, 61602, 61603, 61606, 61614, 61615, 61616, 61625.