Chatham, IL
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Chatham, IL crime analytics


According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Chatham is safer than 75% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Illinois, only on the order of 36% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Chatham. If you live in Chatham, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 112. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

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

For Chatham, 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 Chatham than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1029, 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 Chatham 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 Chatham than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 126.

Chatham Crime Data

 
Crime Index

75

(100 is safest)


Safer than 75% of U.S. Cities

Chatham Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

12

98

110

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.97

7.93

8.91

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Chatham 0.97
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,029

in Chatham

1 in 261

in Illinois
Chatham VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 12,351
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 1 8
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.24 0.08 0.65
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
Chatham 7.93
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 126

in Chatham

1 in 50

in Illinois
Chatham Property CRIMES
Population: 12,351
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 14 81 3
Rate per 1,000 1.13 6.56 0.24
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

Chatham Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Chatham 19
Illinois 33