Glen Ellyn, IL
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Glen Ellyn, IL crime analytics


Glen Ellyn is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (62%) and also has a lower crime rate than 47% of the communities in Illinois, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Glen Ellyn is one in 85 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

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 1175, 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 92.

Glen Ellyn Crime Data

 
Crime Index

62

(100 is safest)


Safer than 62% of U.S. Cities

Glen Ellyn Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

24

308

332

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.85

10.92

11.77

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Glen Ellyn 0.85
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,175

in Glen Ellyn

1 in 261

in Illinois
Glen Ellyn VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 28,201
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 9 12
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.11 0.32 0.43
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
Glen Ellyn 10.92
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 92

in Glen Ellyn

1 in 50

in Illinois
Glen Ellyn Property CRIMES
Population: 28,201
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 38 265 5
Rate per 1,000 1.35 9.40 0.18
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

Glen Ellyn Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Glen Ellyn 49
Illinois 33