Illinois
Crime




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Crime Rates for Illinois

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

Illinois Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

49,354

255,729

305,083

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.84

19.89

23.72

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Illinois 3.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 261

in Illinois

Illinois VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 12,859,995
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 744 4,821 14,910 28,879
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.37 1.16 2.25

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
Illinois 19.89

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 50

in Illinois

Illinois Property CRIMES

Population: 12,859,995
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 46,443 191,634 17,652
Rate per 1,000 3.61 14.90 1.37

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

Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Illinois 33