Glen Ellyn, IL
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Glen Ellyn, IL crime analytics

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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 9 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Glen Ellyn is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 63% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Glen Ellyn is one in 106. Compared to communities within Illinois, Glen Ellyn‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 56% of the state's cities and towns. It is for these reasons that Glen Ellyn is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

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

For Glen Ellyn, 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 Glen Ellyn than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1164, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Glen Ellyn 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 Glen Ellyn than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 116.

Glen Ellyn Crime Data

 

Crime Index

63

(100 is safest)


Safer than 63% of U.S. Cities

Glen Ellyn Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

24

240

264

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.86

8.59

9.45

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Glen Ellyn 0.86
Illinois 4.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,164

in Glen Ellyn

1 in 247

in Illinois

Glen Ellyn VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 27,928
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 11 5 8
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.39 0.18 0.29

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Glen Ellyn 8.59
Illinois 19.33

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 116

in Glen Ellyn

1 in 52

in Illinois

Glen Ellyn Property CRIMES

Population: 27,928
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 28 201 11
Rate per 1,000 1.00 7.20 0.39

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Glen Ellyn Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Glen Ellyn 39
Illinois 33