Champaign, IL Arrest Records

Champaign, IL is among the most violent cities in the USA with 7.18 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 412th safest city in Illinois among the 451 cities.
Champaign, IL property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 32.59 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 1,979 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 6.97% compared to 2015.

Champaign Crime Rate

Total arrests in Champaign 2016 increased by 15.59% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 584 to 625 while non-violent crime increased by 17.66% from 2,412 to 2,838.

5 Crimes In Champaign, IL in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 1,979
Burglary 728
Aggravated assault 457
Motor vehicle theft 131
Robbery 124

Other Cities in Illinois with the Most Arrests

Among the 451 cities in state the most dangerous is Chicago with 30,126 violent crimes that’s 59.18% of total of 50,906. Sauget has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 28 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Cherry Valley 83.60
Danville 75.04
Lansing 70.52
Oak Brook 70.36
Cairo 67.44

Safest Cities in Illinois

Are you planning a move to Illinois? Here are the safest cities in Illinois with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Champaign is 1 out of 199 up by 0.11% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Channahon and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Pawnee.

City Arrests
Pawnee 1.11
Mount Olive 2.51
Channahon 2.78
Aviston 2.85
Glasford 3.00

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Champaign increased by 7.02% from 2015 and decreased by 14.62% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 732 to 625. In 2016 violent crime rate in Champaign was 52.96% higher than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.718%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Champaign increased by 17.66% from 2015 and increased by 24.42% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 2,281 to 2,838. In 2016 property crime rate in Champaign was 14.67% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 3.259%.

How Champaign stands up against other cities

Champaign vs. Waukegan

You’ll be in more risk in Champaign compared to Waukegan that had 22.13% lower crime rate compared to Champaign according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 5.2486 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 2.7621 in Waukegan city.
Burglary rates of 8.3610 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 5.7620 in Waukegan.

Champaign vs. Cicero

You’ll be in more risk in Champaign compared to Cicero that had 40.69% lower crime rate compared to Champaign according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 5.2486 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.1694 in Cicero city.
Arson rates of 0.0345 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.3341 in Cicero.

Names with the most arrests in Champaign

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 43.69% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Champaign is 0.2% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 10.9 daily crimes that occur in Champaign.
  • Champaign is more violent than Waukegan.
  • In Champaign you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Champaign have increased by 15.59%.