Elmhurst, IL
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With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 11 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Elmhurst is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 66% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Elmhurst is one in 92. Compared to communities within Illinois, Elmhurst‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 52% of the state's cities and towns. 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