Champaign Illinois Overview, Crime Rates, and Arrest Statistics
Champaign is a city in the County of Champaign, Illinois, in the United States of America. It lies in the west of Indianapolis and south of Chicago. Founded in 1855, Champaign is a metropolitan city that is the tenth most populous city in the state of Illinois. It houses record labels and artist management companies like Polyvinyl Records, Parasol Records and so on.
Champaign Illinois Population demographics
The estimated population in Champaign Illinois is 87,432 people according to the US census estimates. The annual growth rate of the population decreased from 1536,166 total population in 2010 to 147,65 in 2017. The population density was 3833.34 people per square kilometer. The average median age of the population in Champaign is 27.5 years. The median age for males is 26.6 years and 28.5 years for a female. There are 104.9 males for every 100 females.
Crime and Arrest Statistics
The crime rate in Champaign, Illinois, is 40 per one thousand residents. The possibilities of becoming a victim of crime here are one in 25. The crime rate has decreased by 14% from 2007 to 2012. The crimes that people are most likely to get convicted for in Champaign are Larceny-Theft, Property Crimes or Burglary.
Here are the crime statistics in detail, from Champaign:
1. Aggravated Assault
The attempt to injure another person with clear intention and no value for human life has decreased in Champaign by 20% from 570 in 2007 to 457 in 2016. Chances of becoming a victim to this crime are 0.525%.
This is an unlawful act where one steals from another with an intent to gain monetary rewards. The crime rate in Champaign has increased by 24% from 586 in 2007 to 728 in 2016. The possibilities of becoming a victim of this crime are 0.836%.
The act of unlawfully possessing an asset that belongs to another person is larceny-theft. In Champaign, Illinois the crime rate has increased by 23% from 1,599 to 1,979 in 2007 and 2016 respectively. The chances of becoming a victim to this crime are 2.273%.
4. Property crimes
It is an unlawful act of obtaining money, property or an asset through force, aggression or threats. The crime rate of Property crime in Champaign has increased by 24% since 2007 from 2281 to 2,838 in 2016. The chances of becoming a victim of this crime are 3.259%.
5. Motor Vehicle Theft
The crime rate has increased in Champaign by 36% from 96 in 2007 to 131 in 2016. The chances of becoming a victim of this crime are 0.15%.
6. Sex Offenders
There are 118 registered sex offenders were living in Champaign, according to the research done by city-data as of December 25, 2018. The ratio of the number of residents to the number of sex offenders in this city is 725 to 1. The number of reported crimes in Champaign, Illinois is shown for comparison purposes, and each offense is displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The statistics show that the overall crime rate in Champaign, Illinois is 52% higher than the Illinois average and 36% higher than the national average.
Regarding the rate of violent crime in Champaign, your chances of becoming a victim to crimes such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder are one in 139. Concerning Property crimes in Champaign, there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime. The chances of becoming a victim to crimes such as motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary in Champaign is one in 30.