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


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

Crime rate in Mattoon, IL

The 2020 crime rate in Mattoon, IL is 184 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.3 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 72.2% U.S. cities. The 2020 Mattoon crime rate fell by 29% compared to 2019. In the last 5 years Mattoon has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Mattoon, IL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Mattoon:

184.1
Charleston:

60.9
Neoga:

92.9
Arcola:

29.9
Sullivan:

49.3
Arthur:

87.1
Greenup:

72.7
Findlay:

21.5
Lovington:

100.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Mattoon by year

Type

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(10.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.8)
1
(5.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
21
(113.2)
11
(59.1)
12
(64.6)
8
(43.7)
5
(27.3)
23
(126.9)
10
(55.5)
21
(117.0)
17
(95.5)
28
(158.8)
21
(119.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(26.9)
6
(32.2)
9
(48.4)
4
(21.9)
10
(54.6)
4
(22.1)
7
(38.8)
4
(22.3)
1
(5.6)
5
(28.4)
1
(5.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
63
(339.5)
48
(257.9)
42
(226.1)
28
(153.0)
53
(289.3)
56
(309.0)
52
(288.5)
56
(312.1)
81
(455.2)
47
(266.6)
34
(194.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
141
(759.9)
91
(489.0)
84
(452.1)
101
(552.0)
74
(404.0)
75
(413.8)
63
(349.5)
68
(379.0)
102
(573.2)
52
(295.0)
46
(262.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
323
(1,741)
264
(1,419)
276
(1,486)
267
(1,459)
233
(1,272)
286
(1,578)
307
(1,703)
242
(1,349)
179
(1,006)
122
(692.0)
128
(730.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
22
(118.6)
5
(26.9)
4
(21.5)
4
(21.9)
2
(10.9)
4
(22.1)
1
(5.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
10
(53.9)
13
(69.9)
16
(86.1)
19
(103.8)
6
(32.8)
7
(38.6)
6
(33.3)
2
(11.1)
4
(22.5)
3
(17.0)
10
(57.1)
City-Data.com crime index320.4201.7225.7181.8176.1263.8217.9243.2249.5259.9184.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. 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 80 registered sex offenders living in Mattoon, Illinois as of April 17, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mattoon is 217 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2020
Mattoon:

219.8
U.S. Average:

228.2

Violent crime rate in 2019
Mattoon:

329.0
U.S. Average:

219.9

Violent crime rate in 2018
Mattoon:

326.0
U.S. Average:

221.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Mattoon:

284.2
U.S. Average:

226.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Mattoon:

230.2
U.S. Average:

227.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Mattoon:

292.4
U.S. Average:

219.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Mattoon:

199.3
U.S. Average:

211.1

Violent crime rate in 2013
Mattoon:

142.1
U.S. Average:

214.2

Violent crime rate in 2012
Mattoon:

223.4
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
Mattoon:

204.2
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Mattoon:

318.0
U.S. Average:

195.7

Property crime rate in 2020
Mattoon:

89.1
U.S. Average:

169.6

Property crime rate in 2019
Mattoon:

93.6
U.S. Average:

179.7

Property crime rate in 2018
Mattoon:

164.9
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Mattoon:

143.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Mattoon:

155.9
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Mattoon:

165.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Mattoon:

146.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Mattoon:

186.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Mattoon:

167.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Mattoon:

172.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Mattoon:

256.8
U.S. Average:

276.4
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: 40 (36 officers - 36 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Illinois average:

3.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 42 (38 officers - 38 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Illinois average:

3.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 42 (37 officers - 37 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Illinois average:

3.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 42 (38 officers - 38 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Illinois average:

3.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 43 (39 officers - 38 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Illinois average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 40 (36 officers - 35 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Illinois average:

3.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 41 (37 officers - 36 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Illinois average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 41 (37 officers - 36 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Illinois average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 40 (36 officers - 35 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Illinois average:

2.78

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 40 (36 officers - 35 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Illinois average:

2.78

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 47 (40 officers - 39 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.34
Illinois average:

2.86

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 51 (40 officers - 39 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.32
Illinois average:

2.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 55 (42 officers - 41 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.44
Illinois average:

2.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 53 (40 officers - 39 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.29
Illinois average:

2.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 55 (42 officers - 41 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.37
Illinois average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 49 (38 officers - 38 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Illinois average:

2.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 53 (41 officers - 41 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.29
Illinois average:

2.90

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

Zip codes: 61938.