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 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

The crime rate in Bensenville is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 16 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Bensenville is 1 in 62. Based on FBI crime data, Bensenville is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Illinois, Bensenville has a crime rate that is higher than 70% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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 911.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Bensenville's rate for property crime is 15 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 67.

Bensenville Crime Data

 

Crime Index

39

(100 is safest)


Safer than 39% of U.S. Cities

Bensenville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

20

273

293

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.10

14.98

16.08

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bensenville 1.10
Illinois 4.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 911

in Bensenville

1 in 247

in Illinois

Bensenville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 18,226
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 11 4 5
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.60 0.22 0.27

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
Bensenville 14.98
Illinois 19.33

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 67

in Bensenville

1 in 52

in Illinois

Bensenville Property CRIMES

Population: 18,226
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 26 226 21
Rate per 1,000 1.43 12.40 1.15

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

Bensenville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Bensenville 52
Illinois 33