Arlington Heights, IL
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Arlington Heights, IL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 9 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Arlington Heights is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 66% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Arlington Heights is one in 112. Compared to communities within Illinois, Arlington Heights‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 59% of the state's cities and towns. It is for these reasons that Arlington Heights is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Arlington Heights, and we found that the crime rate in Arlington Heights is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Arlington Heights is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Arlington Heights does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Arlington Heights.

For Arlington Heights, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Arlington Heights than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2687, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Arlington Heights is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Arlington Heights than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 117.

Arlington Heights Crime Data

 

Crime Index

66

(100 is safest)


Safer than 66% of U.S. Cities

Arlington Heights Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

28

644

672

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.37

8.56

8.93

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Arlington Heights 0.37
Illinois 4.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,687

in Arlington Heights

1 in 247

in Illinois

Arlington Heights VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 75,249
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 10 6 12
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.13 0.08 0.16

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Arlington Heights 8.56
Illinois 19.33

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 117

in Arlington Heights

1 in 52

in Illinois

Arlington Heights Property CRIMES

Population: 75,249
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 70 549 25
Rate per 1,000 0.93 7.30 0.33

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Arlington Heights Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Arlington Heights 40
Illinois 33