Charleston, IL Arrest Records

Charleston, IL is among the safest cities in the USA with 3.75 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 101st safest city in Illinois among the 451 cities.
Charleston, IL property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 5.74 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 76 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 43.40% compared to 2015.

Charleston Crime Rate

Total arrests in Charleston 2016 increased by 35.14% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 61 to 79 while non-violent crime increased by 39.08% from 87 to 121.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 76
Aggravated assault 63
Burglary 40
Robbery 12
Motor vehicle theft 5

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 Charleston 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 Charleston increased by 29.51% from 2015 and increased by 68.09% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 47 to 79. In 2016 violent crime rate in Charleston was 20.09% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.375%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Charleston increased by 39.08% from 2015 and decreased by 51.79% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 251 to 121. In 2016 property crime rate in Charleston was 79.79% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 0.574%.

How Charleston stands up against other cities

Charleston vs. Crest Hill

You’ll be in more safety in Charleston compared to Crest Hill that had 19.19% higher crime rate compared to Charleston according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 2.9905 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.6600 in Crest Hill city.
Arson rates of 0.0475 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.1414 in Crest Hill.

Charleston vs. Grayslake

You’ll be in more safety in Charleston compared to Grayslake that had 85.33% higher crime rate compared to Charleston according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in Grayslake city.
Burglary rates of 1.8987 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 2.7730 in Grayslake.

Names with the most arrests in Charleston

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 100% are people aged between 41-50.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Charleston is 0.71% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.6 daily crimes that occur in Charleston.
  • Charleston is safer than Crest Hill.
  • In Charleston you have a 1 in 105 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Charleston have increased by 35.14%.