Arlington Heights, IL
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Arlington Heights, IL crime analytics


According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Arlington Heights is safer than 74% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Illinois, only on the order of 38% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Arlington Heights. If you live in Arlington Heights, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 109. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35. 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 1808, which is a violent crime rate of 1 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 116.

Arlington Heights Crime Data

 
Crime Index

74

(100 is safest)


Safer than 74% of U.S. Cities

Arlington Heights Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

42

655

697

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.55

8.63

9.18

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Arlington Heights 0.55
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,808

in Arlington Heights

1 in 261

in Illinois
Arlington Heights VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 75,926
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 6 15 20
Rate per 1,000 0.01 0.08 0.20 0.26
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Arlington Heights 8.63
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 116

in Arlington Heights

1 in 50

in Illinois
Arlington Heights Property CRIMES
Population: 75,926
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 80 565 10
Rate per 1,000 1.05 7.44 0.13
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Arlington Heights Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Arlington Heights 42
Illinois 33