Cary, IL
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Cary, IL crime analytics


With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 7 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Cary is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 84% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Cary is one in 146. Compared to communities within Illinois, Cary‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 77% of the state's cities and towns.

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

For Cary, 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 Cary than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1633, 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 Cary 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 Cary than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 160.

Cary Crime Data

 
Crime Index

84

(100 is safest)


Safer than 84% of U.S. Cities

Cary Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

11

112

123

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.61

6.23

6.85

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Cary 0.61
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,633

in Cary

1 in 261

in Illinois
Cary VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 17,965
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 0 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.22 0.00 0.39
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
Cary 6.23
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 160

in Cary

1 in 50

in Illinois
Cary Property CRIMES
Population: 17,965
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 33 79 0
Rate per 1,000 1.84 4.40 0.00
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

Cary Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Cary 19
Illinois 33