No one wants to move or live in an to an unsafe town, but unfortunately, some towns are less safe than others. conducted a study of 291 Illinois communities with a populations of over 5000 to find out which towns are the safest for it's residents and visitors.

From the list of all Illinois rankings, we pulled out the bottom 6 here in Stateline and Northern Illinois. This is a list you do not want to be on.

Rankings were based on:

  • Property Crime rares
  • Violent Crime Rates

Here are the Stateline's Top 6 Unsafe Cities

Town    (Illinois Rank)

1. Rockford (6)
2. DeKalb (46)
3. Loves Park (51)
4. Freeport (76)
5. Machesney Park (109)
6. Crystal Lake (113)

Statewide, here are Illinois 5 least safe communities:

1. Mount Vernon
2. Danville
3. Harvey
4. East St Louis
5. Springfield