Chicago Ridge, IL
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The crime rate in Chicago Ridge is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 36 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Chicago Ridge is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Chicago Ridge is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Illinois, Chicago Ridge has a crime rate that is higher than 92% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Chicago Ridge to other communities of similar population, then Chicago Ridge crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Chicago Ridge does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Chicago Ridge 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 Chicago Ridge.

For Chicago Ridge, 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 Chicago Ridge than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1027, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Chicago Ridge's rate for property crime is 35 per one thousand population. This makes Chicago Ridge a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Chicago Ridge is one in 28.

Chicago Ridge Crime Data

 
Crime Index

14

(100 is safest)


Safer than 14% of U.S. Cities

Chicago Ridge Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

14

505

519

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.97

35.14

36.11

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Chicago Ridge 0.97
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,027

in Chicago Ridge

1 in 261

in Illinois
Chicago Ridge VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 14,373
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 8 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.14 0.56 0.28
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
Chicago Ridge 35.14
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 28

in Chicago Ridge

1 in 50

in Illinois
Chicago Ridge Property CRIMES
Population: 14,373
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 46 443 16
Rate per 1,000 3.20 30.82 1.11
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

Chicago Ridge Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Chicago Ridge 230
Illinois 33

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