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


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

Crime rate in Seneca, IL

The 2018 crime rate in Seneca, IL is 197 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.4 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 68.0% U.S. cities. The 2018 Seneca crime rate rose by 16% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Seneca has seen decreasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Seneca, IL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Seneca:

196.9
Marseilles:

91.2
Morris:

137.6
Mazon:

101.9
Ottawa:

116.1
Grand Ridge:

21.1
Sheridan:

42.0
Coal City:

63.9
Streator:

286.3
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Seneca by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)
7
(331.8)
14
(590.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(438.2)
9
(432.3)
18
(856.3)
14
(660.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
14
(592.2)
21
(901.3)
15
(648.8)
7
(308.8)
13
(576.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(292.1)
3
(144.1)
9
(428.2)
0
(0.0)
16
(758.3)
8
(337.3)
8
(338.4)
14
(600.9)
15
(648.8)
6
(264.7)
8
(354.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
70
(3,408)
90
(4,323)
96
(4,567)
66
(3,115)
54
(2,559)
38
(1,602)
56
(2,369)
58
(2,489)
43
(1,860)
51
(2,250)
32
(1,419)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(97.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(97.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index252.2269.5383.9294.5255.0264.8236.9321.9249.6170.3196.9

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 3 registered sex offenders living in Seneca, Illinois as of March 01, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Seneca is 851 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Seneca:

288.2
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Seneca:

154.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2014
Seneca:

324.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Seneca:

450.6
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Seneca:

296.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Seneca:

295.1
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Seneca:

165.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Seneca:

377.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Seneca:

428.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Seneca:

216.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Seneca:

219.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Seneca:

340.6
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Seneca:

112.8
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Seneca:

294.3
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Seneca:

293.5
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Seneca:

141.9
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Seneca:

165.4
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2014
Seneca:

222.8
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Seneca:

244.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Seneca:

186.1
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Seneca:

147.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Seneca:

279.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Seneca:

155.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Seneca:

314.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Seneca:

245.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Seneca:

243.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Seneca:

150.9
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Seneca:

248.1
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Seneca:

142.6
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Seneca:

142.3
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: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.10
Illinois average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Illinois average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Illinois average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
Illinois average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 8 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Illinois average:

2.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 8 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Illinois average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 8 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Illinois average:

2.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 7 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Illinois average:

2.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 7 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 12 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Illinois average:

2.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 8 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Illinois average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 9 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Illinois average:

2.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 9 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Illinois average:

2.90

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

Zip codes: 61360.