Peoria County, IL Arrest Records

Peoria County, IL is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.55 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.
Peoria County, IL property crime rate is 4.50 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 615 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 20.35% compared to 2015.

Peoria County, IL Crime Rate

Total arrests in Peoria County in 2016 increased by 16.17% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 97 to 101 while non-violent crime increased by 17.82% from 707 to 833.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 615
Burglary 166
Aggravated assault 71
Motor vehicle theft 52
Revised rape 15

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Peoria County increased by 4.12% from 2015 and decreased by 28.87% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 142 to 101. In 2016 violent crime rate in Peoria County was 88.37% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.055%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Peoria County increased by 17.82% from 2015 and increased by 0.97% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 825 to 833. In 2016 property crime rate in Peoria County was 84.16% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.45%.

How Peoria stands up against other counties

Peoria vs. Sangamon

You’ll be in more risk in Peoria compared to Sangamon county that had 24.48% lower crime rate compared to Peoria county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0811 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.1823 in Sangamon county.
Arson rates of 0.0811 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0354 in Sangamon county.

Peoria vs. McLean

You’ll be in more risk in Peoria compared to McLean county that had 86.33% lower crime rate compared to Peoria county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0811 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in McLean county.
Larceny rates of 3.3242 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.3364 in McLean county.

Names with the most arrests in Peoria

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Peoria, Illinois, the most crimes, that's 43.73% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Peoria County is 0.85% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.38 daily crimes that occur in Peoria County.
  • Peoria, IL is more violent than Sangamon.
  • In Peoria County you have a 1 in 198 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Peoria, IL have increased by 16.17%.

Names in Peoria County