Buffalo Grove, IL
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Buffalo Grove, IL crime analytics


Buffalo Grove is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (88%) and also has a lower crime rate than 84% of the communities in Illinois, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Buffalo Grove is one in 173 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35. It is for these reasons that Buffalo Grove 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 Buffalo Grove, and we found that the crime rate in Buffalo Grove is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Buffalo Grove 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 Buffalo Grove 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 Buffalo Grove.

For Buffalo Grove, 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 Buffalo Grove than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 10000, 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 Buffalo Grove 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 Buffalo Grove than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 174.

Buffalo Grove Crime Data

 

Crime Index

88

(100 is safest)


Safer than 88% of U.S. Cities

Buffalo Grove Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

238

240

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.05

5.73

5.78

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Buffalo Grove 0.05
Illinois 3.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Buffalo Grove

1 in 261

in Illinois

Buffalo Grove VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 41,503
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.05

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
Buffalo Grove 5.73
Illinois 19.89

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 174

in Buffalo Grove

1 in 50

in Illinois

Buffalo Grove Property CRIMES

Population: 41,503
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 54 177 7
Rate per 1,000 1.30 4.26 0.17

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

Buffalo Grove Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Buffalo Grove 25
Illinois 33