Bensenville, IL
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Bensenville, 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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

Bensenville has an overall crime rate of 16 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bensenville is 1 in 63. How does Bensenville fare compared to other communities in Illinois of all population sizes? Bensenville's crime rate is lower than approximately 34% of Illinois communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Bensenville has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Bensenville is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Bensenville 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 Bensenville.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Bensenville's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Bensenville is one in 733.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Bensenville; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 14 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Bensenville Crime Data

 

Crime Index

44

(100 is safest)


Safer than 44% of U.S. Cities

Bensenville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

25

265

290

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.36

14.46

15.82

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bensenville 1.36
Illinois 4.39

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 733

in Bensenville

1 in 228

in Illinois

Bensenville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 18,330
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 13 5 6
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.71 0.27 0.33

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bensenville 14.46
Illinois 20.11

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 69

in Bensenville

1 in 50

in Illinois

Bensenville Property CRIMES

Population: 18,330
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 28 213 24
Rate per 1,000 1.53 11.62 1.31

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Bensenville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Bensenville 52
Illinois 34