Carol Stream, IL
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Carol Stream, 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 9 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 74% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Carol Stream is one in 117. Compared to communities within Illinois, Carol Stream‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 65% 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.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Carol Stream, and we found that the crime rate in Carol Stream is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Carol Stream 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 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.

For Carol Stream, 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 Carol Stream than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1113, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

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 131.

Carol Stream Crime Data

 

Crime Index

74

(100 is safest)


Safer than 74% of U.S. Cities

Carol Stream Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

36

307

343

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.90

7.66

8.56

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Carol Stream 0.90
Illinois 4.36

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,113

in Carol Stream

1 in 229

in Illinois

Carol Stream VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 40,069
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 7 26
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.07 0.17 0.65

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

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)

Crime
Carol Stream 7.66
Illinois 20.49

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 131

in Carol Stream

1 in 49

in Illinois

Carol Stream Property CRIMES

Population: 40,069
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 32 252 23
Rate per 1,000 0.80 6.29 0.57

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

Carol Stream Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Carol Stream 36
Illinois 35