Bensenville, IL
Crime Rates


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 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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 17 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 59. How does Bensenville fare compared to other communities in Illinois of all population sizes? Bensenville's crime rate is lower than approximately 30% 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 874.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Bensenville's rate for property crime is 16 per one thousand population. This makes Bensenville a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Bensenville is one in 63.

Bensenville Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 42% of U.S. Cities

Bensenville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Bensenville 1.14
Illinois 4.36

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 874

in Bensenville

1 in 229

in Illinois


Population: 18,355
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 7 8 5
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.38 0.44 0.27


Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Bensenville 15.91
Illinois 20.49

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 63

in Bensenville

1 in 49

in Illinois

Bensenville Property CRIMES

Population: 18,355
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 56 210 26
Rate per 1,000 3.05 11.44 1.42

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Bensenville Crimes Per Square Mile

Bensenville 56
Illinois 35