According to a recent report by Motovo, a real estate-themed website, Bethalto is one of the safest cities in Illinois. Motovo looked at crime statistics in several key categories to come up with the rankings. According to those stats, the Bethalto crime index is 93% lower than the Illinois average and and the Illinois crime index is 7% lower than the national average.
Other statistics show the Bethalto violent crime rate is 82% lower than the Illinois average and the Bethalto property crime rate is 95% lower than the statewide average. Finally, the chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Bethalto is 1 in 1,365.