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


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

Crime rate in Waterloo, IL

The 2018 crime rate in Waterloo, IL is 97 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.8 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 39.4% U.S. cities. The 2018 Waterloo crime rate rose by 407% compared to 2016. In the last 5 years Waterloo has seen rise of violent crime and rise of property crime.
See how dangerous Waterloo, IL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Waterloo:

96.7
Columbia:

70.4
Valmeyer:

18.5
Millstadt:

141.6
Smithton:

18.0
Red Bud:

64.8
Dupo:

138.3
Arnold:

168.5
Pevely:

306.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Waterloo by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2015

2016

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(10.8)
2
(21.2)
1
(10.4)
1
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
7
(67.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(10.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(29.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(86.7)
10
(106.0)
4
(41.5)
1
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.8)
3
(29.2)
6
(57.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
23
(249.3)
24
(254.4)
22
(228.4)
13
(132.5)
7
(69.5)
2
(20.3)
3
(30.2)
1
(9.8)
0
(0.0)
10
(96.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
53
(574.5)
91
(964.5)
79
(820.0)
67
(682.8)
74
(734.6)
70
(711.3)
56
(564.4)
28
(273.9)
34
(330.6)
62
(595.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(32.5)
2
(21.2)
2
(20.8)
1
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.6)
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 index72.396.270.247.643.229.924.713.619.196.7

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 9 registered sex offenders living in Waterloo, Illinois as of April 13, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Waterloo is 1,129 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Waterloo:

96.1
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Waterloo:

14.6
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Waterloo:

4.9
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2012
Waterloo:

0.0
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Waterloo:

0.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Waterloo:

14.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Waterloo:

15.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Waterloo:

36.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Waterloo:

74.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Waterloo:

59.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Waterloo:

44.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Waterloo:

73.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Waterloo:

59.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Waterloo:

66.1
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Waterloo:

50.4
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2016
Waterloo:

16.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Waterloo:

15.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2012
Waterloo:

34.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Waterloo:

39.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Waterloo:

50.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Waterloo:

62.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Waterloo:

89.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Waterloo:

102.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Waterloo:

83.5
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Waterloo:

89.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Waterloo:

74.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Waterloo:

66.5
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Waterloo:

74.0
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: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Illinois average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Illinois average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Illinois average:

2.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 17 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Illinois average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 17 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Illinois average:

2.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 15 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
Illinois average:

2.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 15 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 14 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Illinois average:

2.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 16 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Illinois average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 16 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Illinois average:

2.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 16 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Illinois average:

2.90

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

Zip codes: 62298.