Illinois
Crime






Crime Rates for Illinois

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 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Illinois Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

53,612

196,287

249,899

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.18

15.32

19.50

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
4.18
National Median: 4
    Illinois

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 239

in Illinois

Illinois VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 12,812,508
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1,151 5,090 12,261 35,110
Rate per 1,000 0.09 0.40 0.96 2.74

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
15.32
National Median: 19
    Illinois

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 65

in Illinois

Illinois Property CRIMES

Population: 12,812,508
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 31,020 143,935 21,332
Rate per 1,000 2.42 11.23 1.66

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
27
National Median: 26.9
    Illinois