Gurnee, IL
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Gurnee, IL crime analytics


With a crime rate of 43 per one thousand residents, Gurnee has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 23. Within Illinois, more than 96% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Gurnee.

Importantly, when you compare Gurnee to other communities of similar population, then Gurnee crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Gurnee does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Gurnee 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 Gurnee.

For Gurnee, 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 Gurnee than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1294, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Gurnee is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Gurnee, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 24, which is a rate of 43 per one thousand population.

Gurnee Crime Data

 
Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

Gurnee Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

24

1,321

1,345

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.77

42.54

43.31

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Gurnee 0.77
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,294

in Gurnee

1 in 261

in Illinois
Gurnee VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 31,056
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 7 5 11
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.23 0.16 0.35
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
Gurnee 42.54
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 24

in Gurnee

1 in 50

in Illinois
Gurnee Property CRIMES
Population: 31,056
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 74 1,230 17
Rate per 1,000 2.38 39.61 0.55
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

Gurnee Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Gurnee 99
Illinois 33