Downers Grove, IL
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Downers Grove has an overall crime rate of 14 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Downers Grove is 1 in 70. How does Downers Grove fare compared to other communities in Illinois of all population sizes? Downers Grove's crime rate is lower than approximately 37% of Illinois communities.

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

For Downers Grove, 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 Downers Grove than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1715, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Downers Grove; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 14 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Downers Grove Crime Data

 
Crime Index

53

(100 is safest)


Safer than 53% of U.S. Cities

Downers Grove Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

29

677

706

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.58

13.61

14.20

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Downers Grove 0.58
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,715

in Downers Grove

1 in 261

in Illinois
Downers Grove VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 49,732
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 3 20
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.12 0.06 0.40
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
Downers Grove 13.61
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 73

in Downers Grove

1 in 50

in Illinois
Downers Grove Property CRIMES
Population: 49,732
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 77 571 29
Rate per 1,000 1.55 11.48 0.58
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

Downers Grove Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Downers Grove 49
Illinois 33