Peru, IL Arrest Records

Peru, IL is among the safest cities in the USA with 1.52 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 258th safest city in Illinois among the 451 cities.
Peru, IL property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 15.88 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 132 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 23.70% compared to 2015.

Peru Crime Rate

Total arrests in Peru 2016 decreased by 19.25% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes decreased from 18 to 15 while non-violent crime decreased by 19.49% from 195 to 157.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 132
Burglary 24
Aggravated assault 7
Legacy rape 4
Robbery 4

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 Peru 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 Peru decreased by 16.67% from 2015 and increased by 87.5% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 8 to 15. In 2016 violent crime rate in Peru was 67.67% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.152%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Peru decreased by 19.49% from 2015 and decreased by 38.19% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 254 to 157. In 2016 property crime rate in Peru was 44.13% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 1.588%.

How Peru stands up against other cities

Peru vs. Troy

You’ll be in more risk in Peru compared to Troy that had 49.74% lower crime rate compared to Peru 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 Troy city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.1012 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0994 in Troy.

Peru vs. River Grove

You’ll be in more risk in Peru compared to River Grove that had 9.98% lower crime rate compared to Peru 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 lower than average 0.0979 in River Grove city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.1012 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.4683 in River Grove.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Peru is 0.47% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 4.77 daily crimes that occur in Peru.
  • Peru is more violent than Troy.
  • In Peru you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Peru have decreased by 19.25%.