Harvey, IL
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Harvey, IL crime analytics


With a crime rate of 51 per one thousand residents, Harvey 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 20. Within Illinois, more than 98% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Harvey. In fact, after researching dangerous places to live, NeighborhoodScout found Harvey to be one of the top 100 most dangerous cities in the U.S.A.

Importantly, when you compare Harvey to other communities of similar population, then Harvey crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Harvey 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 Harvey 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 Harvey.

For Harvey, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Harvey is one in 84.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Harvey experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Harvey is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Harvey, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 26, which is a rate of 39 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Harvey has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Harvey is one in 175.

Harvey Crime Data

 
Crime Index

6

(100 is safest)


Safer than 6% of U.S. Cities

Harvey Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

299

979

1,278

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

11.87

38.86

50.73

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Harvey 11.87
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 84

in Harvey

1 in 261

in Illinois
Harvey VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 25,194
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 5 23 149 122
Rate per 1,000 0.20 0.91 5.91 4.84
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
Harvey 38.86
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in Harvey

1 in 50

in Illinois
Harvey Property CRIMES
Population: 25,194
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 362 473 144
Rate per 1,000 14.37 18.77 5.72
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

Harvey Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Harvey 203
Illinois 33