Mercer County, IL Arrest Records

Mercer County, IL is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.95 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Cook, Sangamon, Winnebago, Will, Madison counties in Illinois.
Mercer County, IL property crime rate is 4.07 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 32 larceny theft related arrests in 2016.

Mercer County, IL Crime Rate

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 32
Burglary 29
Aggravated assault 12
Motor vehicle theft 3
Revised rape 2

How Mercer stands up against other counties

Mercer vs. Richland

You’ll be in more risk in Mercer compared to Richland county that had 0.01% lower crime rate compared to Mercer county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.7629 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.7533 in Richland county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.1907 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.5650 in Richland county.

Mercer vs. Clark

You’ll be in more risk in Mercer compared to Clark county that had 45.03% lower crime rate compared to Mercer county 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 0.0627 in Clark county.
Larceny rates of 2.0343 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.4431 in Clark county.