Carol Stream, IL
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Carol Stream, IL crime analytics


With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 11 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Carol Stream is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 66% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Carol Stream is one in 91. Compared to communities within Illinois, Carol Stream‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 50% of the state's cities and towns. It is for these reasons that Carol Stream is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Carol Stream has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Carol Stream 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 Carol Stream 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 Carol Stream.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Carol Stream'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 Carol Stream is one in 673.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Carol Stream 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 Carol Stream than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 105.

Carol Stream Crime Data

 

Crime Index

66

(100 is safest)


Safer than 66% of U.S. Cities

Carol Stream Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

60

385

445

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.49

9.54

11.03

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Carol Stream 1.49
Illinois 3.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 673

in Carol Stream

1 in 261

in Illinois

Carol Stream VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 40,356
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 7 25 28
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.17 0.62 0.69

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
Carol Stream 9.54
Illinois 19.89

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 105

in Carol Stream

1 in 50

in Illinois

Carol Stream Property CRIMES

Population: 40,356
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 50 322 13
Rate per 1,000 1.24 7.98 0.32

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

Carol Stream Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Carol Stream 47
Illinois 33