Elmhurst, IL
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Elmhurst, IL crime analytics


According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Elmhurst is safer than 66% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Illinois, only on the order of 48% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Elmhurst. If you live in Elmhurst, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 92. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35. It is for these reasons that Elmhurst is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

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

For Elmhurst, 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 Elmhurst than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 3535, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Elmhurst 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 Elmhurst than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 94.

Elmhurst Crime Data

 

Crime Index

66

(100 is safest)


Safer than 66% of U.S. Cities

Elmhurst Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

13

487

500

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.28

10.60

10.88

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Elmhurst 0.28
Illinois 3.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 3,535

in Elmhurst

1 in 261

in Illinois

Elmhurst VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 45,957
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 4 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.07 0.09 0.13

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
Elmhurst 10.60
Illinois 19.89

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 94

in Elmhurst

1 in 50

in Illinois

Elmhurst Property CRIMES

Population: 45,957
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 64 413 10
Rate per 1,000 1.39 8.99 0.22

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

Elmhurst Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Elmhurst 48
Illinois 33