Carthage, IL Arrest Records

Carthage, IL is among the safest cities in the USA with 0.39 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 79th safest city in Illinois among the 451 cities.
Carthage, IL property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 7.89 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 12 burglary related arrests that increased by 20.00% compared to 2015.

Carthage Crime Rate

Total arrests in Carthage 2016 decreased by 36.36% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes decreased from 2 to 1 while non-violent crime decreased by 35.48% from 31 to 20.

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

Crime Arrests
Burglary 12
Larceny-theft 7
Aggravated assault 1
Motor vehicle theft 1
Murder 0

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 Carthage 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 Carthage decreased by 50% from 2015. In 2016 violent crime rate in Carthage was 91.59% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.039%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Carthage decreased by 35.48% from 2015. In 2016 property crime rate in Carthage was 72.23% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 0.789%.

How Carthage stands up against other cities

Carthage vs. Thornton

You’ll be in more safety in Carthage compared to Thornton that had 96.87% higher crime rate compared to Carthage according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.3979 in Thornton city.
Arson rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in Thornton.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Carthage is 0.75% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.27 daily crimes that occur in Carthage.
  • Carthage is safer than Thornton.
  • In Carthage you have a 1 in 121 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Carthage have decreased by 36.36%.