Harwood Heights, IL
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The crime rate in Harwood Heights is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 23 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Harwood Heights is 1 in 43. Based on FBI crime data, Harwood Heights is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Illinois, Harwood Heights has a crime rate that is higher than 81% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Harwood Heights compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Harwood Heights with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Harwood Heights's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Harwood Heights 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 Harwood Heights.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Harwood Heights's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Harwood Heights is one in 785.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Harwood Heights's rate for property crime is 22 per one thousand population. This makes Harwood Heights a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Harwood Heights is one in 46.

Harwood Heights Crime Data

 
Crime Index

29

(100 is safest)


Safer than 29% of U.S. Cities

Harwood Heights Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

11

189

200

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.27

21.89

23.16

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Harwood Heights 1.27
Illinois 3.84
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 785

in Harwood Heights

1 in 261

in Illinois
Harwood Heights VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 8,635
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 3 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.23 0.35 0.69
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
Harwood Heights 21.89
Illinois 19.89
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 46

in Harwood Heights

1 in 50

in Illinois
Harwood Heights Property CRIMES
Population: 8,635
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 19 149 21
Rate per 1,000 2.20 17.26 2.43
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

Harwood Heights Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Harwood Heights 242
Illinois 33

Zip Codes in Harwood Heights, IL