Macon County, IL Arrest Records

Macon County, IL is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.26 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Sangamon, Winnebago, Madison, Champaign, Peoria counties in Illinois.
Macon County, IL property crime rate is 2.04 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 167 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 23.39% compared to 2015.

Macon County, IL Crime Rate

Total arrests in Macon County in 2016 decreased by 19.41% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 26 to 28 while non-violent crime decreased by 21.94% from 278 to 217.

5 Crimes In Macon County, IL in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 167
Burglary 48
Aggravated assault 19
Revised rape 5
Robbery 4

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Macon County increased by 7.69% from 2015 and decreased by 59.42% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 69 to 28. In 2016 violent crime rate in Macon County was 94.4% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.026%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Macon County decreased by 21.94% from 2015 and decreased by 42.29% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 376 to 217. In 2016 property crime rate in Macon County was 92.83% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.204%.

How Macon stands up against other counties

Macon vs. Kankakee

You’ll be in more safety in Macon compared to Kankakee county that had 62.48% higher crime rate compared to Macon county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.1783 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.3000 in Kankakee county.
Burglary rates of 0.4505 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.4363 in Kankakee county.

Macon vs. Kendall

You’ll be in more risk in Macon compared to Kendall county that had 10.02% lower crime rate compared to Macon county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0375 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0321 in Kendall county.
Arson rates of 0.0094 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0321 in Kendall county.

Names with the most arrests in Macon

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Macon, Illinois, the most crimes, that's 36.18% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30. Felonies are committed more by men. Misdemeanor records are popular among white population of the county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Macon County is 0.93% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.63 daily crimes that occur in Macon County.
  • Macon, IL is safer than Kankakee.
  • In Macon County you have a 1 in 435 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Macon, IL have decreased by 19.41%.

Names in Macon County